Scholarship

Aggies for Fresh and the Texas International Produce Association are proud to offer up to 10 Aggies a unique career experience at a premier fresh produce industry event.

Apply today to participate in a two-day event where you will:

  • Learn about internships and job positions available in the fresh produce industry
  • Network at receptions with potential employers as the only college students that are elevated as looking for connects, internships and careers in the industry
  • Meet and walk the show floor with industry leaders, business owners, fresh produce professionals and other Aggie alumni
  • Attend educational sessions and a premier trade show
  • Be recognized at Opening session as scholarship recipients and representatives of talent from Texas A&M University

Qualifications:

  • Currently a student at Texas A&M University
  • Junior or Senior level classification
  • 1,000 word blog post following the event describing your experience and/or ideas for the fresh produce industry (Due May 11, 2019)

Tentative Schedule

FRIDAY, MAY 1

  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am Aggies arrive to San Antonio
  • 10:00 am – 10:45 am Orientation – Meet with the Aggies for Fresh team
  • 11:15 am – 12:50 pm Keynote Luncheon (AFF Introduction)
  • 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Virtual Field Tour
  • 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Educational Session
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm AFF Meet w/ Industry leaders
  • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Welcome Reception

SATURDAY, MAY 2

  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am AFF team huddle
  • 11:15 am – 11:30 am Texas Grand Opening Ceremony
  • 11:30 am – 4:00 pm Expo Hall Open. Lunch is served during Expo
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Exit Session with AFF Scholarship recipients

All expenses will be paid to include hotel, registrations, gas reimbursement and meals.**

**Scholarship recipients will need secure transportation to San Antonio (arriving by 9:00 am Friday, May 1 and departing Saturday, May 2 at 4:30 pm)