The 2024 application opening date - TBD. 


If you have questions about the application process, please contact:

Our Program: agritech_scholar [at]

  • For Entomology: Holly Hancharik - hak3 [at]
  • For Horticulture: Amy Andersen- ada10 [at]
  • For Plant Pathology/Plant Microbe-Biology: Kate Keagle - kev35 [at]
  • For Food Science: Sarah Lincoln - sjl38 [at]
  • For Food & Beverage Entrepreneurship and Business Development: Danielle DiDuro - dnd38 [at]

Only United States citizens or permanent residents are eligible for USDA NIFA funds in this program. Non-US citizens, especially Cornell CALS students, may be eligible for funding from other sources.

The submission deadline for all application related material - TBD