Tuesday, January 7

Applications now available for the College of Ag’s Summer BAYOU Program

The program introduces youth to the career opportunities available in the field of agriculture.

Baton Rouge, La. – Southern University’s College of  Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences is now accepting applications for its summer Beginning Agricultural Youth Opportunities Unlimited (BAYOU) Program.

The three-week program will be held June 7 – 26, 2020 and will provide high school seniors and incoming college freshmen with an opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge about career opportunities in Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, Business or the natural sciences.

The students will live in the dormitories on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus during the program and are permitted to go home on the weekends.

To qualify, students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and have completed 11th grade. Graduating high school seniors must have either an ACT (SAT equivalent) composite score of 20 or above, or a 2.5 GPA, or rank in the top 50% of their high school graduation class and require no more than one remedial course.  

To obtain an application visit https://bit.ly/2RmLdQo. The application deadline is April 1, 2020.

Questions and concerns about the BAYOU Program can be directed to Jacqueline Dixon at 225-771-4310 or via email at jacqueline_dixon@subr.edu.


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