The 2022 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 10 to August 5, 2022.

COVID Update: Although we are eagerly planning for an in-person experience, the health and safety of our community continues to drive the University’s decision-making, and we are prepared to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions.

For more details, visit Penn State’s COVID-19 Information Website.

The 2022 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