Inspiring the Next Generation of Global Leaders is the goal of the World Food Prize competition being held at the 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The contest is open to 4-H members who prepare a research paper about a global issues concerning hunger and poverty. Students then participate in a day long event during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo presenting their research as well as visiting with other leaders in the global food community.
OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPATING STUDENTS
THE WORLD FOOD PRIZE GLOBAL YOUTH INSTITUTE
Four to six students at the World Food Prize Texas Youth Institute will be invited to attend the three-day educational experience held in conjunction with the World Food Prize International Symposium in October. Students interact with World Food Prize Laureates, discuss pressing food security issues with international experts, and participate in interactive activities with other students from across the United States and around the world.
BORLAUG-RUAN INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP
Students who attend the Global Youth Institute may apply for this all-expenses-paid, eight-week hands-on summer experience, working with world-renowned scientists and policymakers at leading research centers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
USDA WALLACE-CARVER FELLOWSHIP
Students involved in the World Food Prize youth programs may apply for a USDA Wallace-Carver fellowship. Fellows conduct original research or policy analysis through paid summer internships at USDA research centers and field offices across the country, including USDA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Deadline for entry is January 5, 2016. For complete rule and more information please email Cory for the flyer - firstname.lastname@example.org