This competition is open to any Hispanic who has completed a thesis that focuses on Food and the Agricultural Sciences, between December 2010 and August 30, 2011. Theses are eligible if they are in domains related to the USDA priority areas, including
Food Safety, Climate Change, Sustainable Energy, and Childhood Obesity.
The top three winners will be invited and sponsored to attend the 7th Annual AAHHE National Conference (March 8-10, 2012) in Costa Mesa, California to present their theses and receive their award, as well as participate in a Career Preparation Institute. The first place winner will receive an award of $3,000, the second place winner will receive $2,000, and the third place winner will receive $1,000.
For additional details concerning the requirements and regulations, please refer
to AAHHE website: www.aahhe.org. Go to the main page of the AAHHE website (www.aahhe.org), click the Outstanding Thesis Competition button on the left-hand side, and click the link at the top of this general info page that reads Thesis Guidelines.