Learn about new technologies and production practices and make connections with young U.S. agricultural leaders during an intensive 18-day fellowship in the United States.
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, and Washington, D.C.
Observe first-hand U.S. agricultural production practices with an emphasis on livestock, dairy, and grain industries. Visits will include family-owned farms, organic operations, and large scale commercial operations.
Meet with regulatory officials and trade groups, including representatives of the United States Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and livestock and dairy producer associations.
Participate in cultural activities, including a homestay with a local U.S. family and social activities to build connections and explore rural life in the United States.
Visit U.S. national landmarks in Washington D.C.
Develop leadership skills with the University of Georgia’s J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.
What the Fellowship Pays For:
The cost of airfare, ground transportation, visa fees, meals, all instruction, and single-occupancy lodging.
Applicants must certify that they are eligible for a U.S. visa.
Fellows will be between the ages of 18 and 26 and be members of the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC), the Scottish Association of Young Farmers (SAYFC), or the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU).
This Fellowship opportunity is paid for by the United States Department of State, through the Embassy of the United States in London.