The Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) Competiton is now open. Students from all nationals are welcome to apply. They must be undergraduate or graduate students. The closing date of application is December 31 each year.
The Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program features the world’s largest agriscience competition. It offers the brightest scientific thinkers from colleges and universities across the globe an opportunity to compete at the highest level and be rewarded for their innovative research. Students are encouraged to join Alltech in pursuit of solutions in animal health and nutrition, crop science, agriculture analytical methods, food chain safety and traceability, human health and nutrition and other agriscience-related sectors, while also gaining valuable experience with the company’s global team.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate and graduate degree in animal health and nutrition, crop science, agriculture analytical methods, food chain safety and traceability, human health and nutrition and other agriscience-related sectors
Place of Study: Any.
Eligibility and Criteria
- There are two categories in the Alltech Young Scientist program: Undergraduate and Graduate.
- Undergraduate students can participate and compete in the Undergraduate Category.
- Masters or PhD degree students can participate and compete in the Graduate Category.
There is no nationality requirements.
Entrants must write a scientific paper that meets the following requirements:
- The paper should focus on one of the topics in the document . Additional topics may be submitted for approval to youngscientist-at-alltech.com.
- The paper must be original and unpublished.
- The paper must be written in English.
- The paper must include a summary with a maximum of 250 words.
- The paper must include the following sections: Summary, Introduction, Materials, Results, Discussions and Reference.
- Undergraduate papers should be 3000-3500 words. Graduate papers should be 3000-5000 words. In both cases, the summary and references are not included in the word count. Papers thatcontinue beyond the given word count may not be considered.
December 31 each year.