Application period opens for Lloyd Noble Scholars program |

Application period opens for Lloyd Noble Scholars program

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation is offering college students an opportunity to work side-by-side with the Noble Foundation's renowned agricultural experts.

The Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture program is a summer internship that provides students the opportunity to enhance their in-class education with real-world application and experiences by working alongside the Noble Foundation agricultural consultants and researchers.

"This is not your everyday internship," said Becca McMillan, program coordinator. "Our goal is to educate and introduce these students to a broad spectrum of agricultural opportunities and provide them with the tools and resources necessary for success in the agricultural field they choose."

To be eligible, students must:

Be an enrolled college student classified as a junior or higher.

Have a declared major in agricultural economics, agronomy, animal sciences, ecology, environmental sciences, farm and ranch management, horticulture, production economics, plant and soil sciences, range management, wildlife sciences, fisheries sciences, or similar agriculture-focused area

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Be legally authorized to work for an employer in the United States and not require employment visa sponsorship for this internship.

Be capable of working 40 hours per week for the duration of the program.

The program typically begins in mid-May and lasts through August. The Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture is a paid internship, and housing will be provided during the 10- to 12-week period. Applications are available at and must be completed by Feb. 13, 2015.

For more information about the program or application process, please contact Becca McMillan at 580.224.6403 or

–Noble Foundation