The Summer Leadership Summit: Native Youth in Agriculture is a week long education and leadership summit designed to provide comprehensive training in the legal and business
complexities unique to Indian Country land and agriculture. The Summit is for high school juniors and seniors, as well as
undergraduate freshmen and sophomore students. All food, lodging, and
instructional materials will be provided. Competitive travel scholarships to
get to the University for the Summit are available.
The Summer Leadership Summit, a result
of efforts by the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the
University of Arkansas School of Law,
Agriculture Council, Future Farmers of
America, Farm Credit Council and the USDA Risk Management Agency will be hosted at the University of
Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Application documents include:
- Resume that includes your evidence of
academic achievement (GPA)
- Statement of Interest: A 1-2 page
statement that explains your interest in participating in the Leadership Summit.
- Include your involvement in food and
agriculture activities at home or at your school, your membership and
involvement in FFA, 4-H, or other food and agriculture local organizations, and
your future plans in food and agriculture
Deadline to submit is May 15, 2014. There are only 50 slots available for this summit – apply today!
Please submit applications by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
University of Arkansas School of Law
Indigenous Food & Agriculture
1045 W. Maple
Fayetteville, AR 72701