World Food Prize: Michigan Youth Institute (May 2018)

May 10, 2018. Registration Deadline: April 1, 2018

This program is available to students in grades 8-12 during the 2017-2018 school year.

Two locations this year:

  • MSU in East Lansing, Michigan
  • MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, Michigan

The World Food Prize – Michigan Youth Institute is an experience designed to inspire and engage youth as the next generation of researchers, scholars, policymakers and leaders in addressing the topic of global food security. Michigan high school students will select, research, and write a paper about a global food security topic in a developing country of their choice. Students will present their research to peers and experts, and experience how Michigan State University leads the way in addressing global food security, during an exciting day on MSU‘s campus in East Lansing or the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI. The youth with the best research projects will be eligible to represent Michigan at the World Food Prize - Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa, in October.

Program details and registration

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