Deadline: 2018-12-31 Award: $13,000 Open to: Agriscience graduate students*
Welcome to the largest agriscience competition in the world! Since its start, the Alltech Young Scientist competition has awarded $1 million in prizes.
The Alltech Young Scientist competition challenges the world’s brightest graduate students to apply their scientific expertise to challenges within the business of agriculture and food.
Eligible research paper topics are:
Animal Feeding Strategies and Modeling
Agriculture Analytical Methods
Food Chain Safety and Traceability
Human Health and Nutrition
Students first compete within their home region.
We identify four regions globally: North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe/Africa.
The 1st place winner from each region advances to the Global Competition and is referred to as an ‘AYS finalist’.
Regional 1st Place Prize
Graduate = $2000 Cash USD
Regional 2nd Place Prize
Graduate = $1000 Cash USD
The AYS finalists from all four regions are invited to attend an all-expense-paid Discovery Week in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. This trip includes mentoring sessions with Alltech scientists, the global competition and the opportunity to attend ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference.