The project goal is aimed at recruiting from underserved student population for careers in agricultural science and USDA agencies, and as a means of recruiting into M.S. graduate programs at TAMUK or other Universities. As proposed, the project addresses USDA Strategic Goals of FY2007-2012.
Goal 1: Enhance International Competitiveness of American Agriculture this project plans to recruit top secondary education students from underrepresented groups to enroll in majors within the college of agriculture and natural resources and visit a campus such as TAMUK. An additional aspect of this goal is achieved by also creating graduate research support for undergraduate students and those seeking M.S. degrees.
This project utilized activities such as:
- Summer educational camps held at Texas A&M Kingsville (Activity 1)
- Undergraduate research scholarships (Activity 2)
This page was last updated on: January 4, 2016