The 2021 Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences will be hosted by the College of Agricultural Sciences at the Penn State University Park Campus from July 11 to August 6, 2021.

COVID UPDATE: We are eagerly planning for this program to take place once again on the University Park campus of Penn State. However, should COVID-19 requirements prohibit an in-person experience, our team is also prepared to host the program fully online.

The 2021 Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences offers a four-week summer residential program held on University Park campus for academically talented and gifted high school students (rising seniors) from throughout Pennsylvania.

This program is free to participants and is sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Eligibility

  • Grade Level at Time of Application Deadline: Current junior only.
  • School Enrollment: Must currently attend a public, charter or non‐public secondary school or be home schooled.
  • Pennsylvania Residency: The primary full‐time residence of least one custodial parent or legal, court‐appointed guardian of the applicant must be in Pennsylvania. Military dependents based in Pennsylvania are eligible.

Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences