The purpose of this award is to recognize Penn State Extension employees and/or graduate students in the College of Agricultural Sciences whose studies are associated with Penn State Extension and focus on production agriculture or applied agricultural field research. are excelling in Extension outreach and Extension programming. These may include Extension programming in production agriculture, Extension publications, training and/or workshops related to production agriculture or applied agricultural field research.

Eligibility

Full-time Penn State Extension employees and/or graduate students enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State.

Scholarship Amount

$3,600

Selection Process

An award committee will be appointed by the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education to select the recipient.

Guidelines

  1. Complete the John Shenk and J.D Harrington Extension Graduate Scholarship Nomination Form.
  2. Faculty advisors/supervisors must provide a one page nomination letter detailing the student's engagement in research and scholarly accomplishments.
  3. The nomination should include no more than two additional letters supporting the nomination. Support letters could be from faculty members or research scholars.
  4. Individuals nominating a graduate student should send a unified pdf, containing all required components (1 - 3 above), to the Office of Research and Graduate Education (graded@psu.edu), by 5:00PM Monday, March 25, 2019. Submissions that are received by the deadline will be given first consideration; late submissions will be maintained, but will be considered only if needed.

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Office of Research and Graduate Education

Address

217 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802

Office of Research and Graduate Education

Address

217 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802