Program Date: July 15, 2022: Schedule to be announced.

Virtual PYI 2020

Virtual PYI 2020

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.

PA Youth Institute Day will be on July 15, 2022.  Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the program is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information to be announced. 

Click here to pre-register for information sessions, updates and feedback on your paper and presentation.

Create your best paper. Information Sessions and remote office hours will be offered for feedback on your paper and presentations in  April,  May, and June 2022 (times and links TBA). First draft is due April 30th, second draft on May 16th and final draft on June 17th.  

Deadline for Registration and Paper Submission: June 17, 2022.

Teachers are invited to attend and participate in the PA Youth Institute, more information to come!

Registered participants present their papers at the PYI and one in ten participants will be selected to represent the PYI at the Global Youth Institute, hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation. All who complete the process become Borlaug Scholars, with the guaranteed Wallace Carver Internship with the USDA when in college, if they choose to participate.