International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program

Established in 2018, the International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program provides fellowships to eligible U.S. citizens to assist developing countries in establishing school-based agricultural education and youth extension programs.

The program aims to:

  • Develop globally minded United States agriculturists with experience living abroad;
  • Help meet the food and fiber needs of the domestic population of eligible countries; and
  • Strengthen and enhance trade linkages between eligible countries and the United States agricultural industry.

Candidates must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an agriculture-related field and must understand U.S. school-based agricultural education and youth extension programs.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: May 16, 2022
Status: Closed

News and Features

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.5 million to Texas A&M University and the University of Missouri to establish school-based programs in Ghana, Guatemala, and Mexico through the International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program.
USDA is awarding $500,000 to Texas A&M University’s Norman Borlaug Institute to establish and teach school-based programs in Guatemala through the International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program.

Programs in Action

In honor of World Teachers’ Day, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is celebrating some of our fellowship recipients who are teaching agricultural education in Ghana and helping shape the minds of tomorrow’s agricultural producers, entrepreneurs, and global leaders.
In honor of National Hot Sauce Day, USDA-FAS is celebrating a category of U.S. food exports that come in small packages but pack a lot of flavors and often heat – condiments and sauces. In 2021, the export of U.S.-made condiments and sauces was valued at $2 billion.

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