Summer Apprenticeship Program

*** Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic ***

The 2020 College of Agriculture Summer Apprenticeship has been changed from a residential (on-campus) program  to a virtual (on-line) program.

We are only accepting high school graduating seniors and transferring community college students for this year's program.

The $1,000.00 stipend will be credited to the student's TSU account if they choose to attend Tennessee State University and major in an area in the College of Agriculture (see choices below).

 Agricultural Sciences with concentrations in:
  1. Agribusiness
  2. Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
  3. Biotechnology/Pre-Medicine
  4. Environmental Sciences
  5. Food and Animal Sciences/Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Pre-Medicine

Human Sciences with concentrations in:
  1. Child Development and Family Studies
  2. Fashion Merchandising
  3. Food and Nutritional Sciences (Dietetics)
  4. Food Service Management

Each Program participant will need access to a computer or tablet with internet services .

Program participants are eligible and encouraged to apply for the following scholarships and financial assistance programs in the College of Agriculture:

 1. USDA 1890 Farm Bill Scholarship
 2. Suntrust Scholarship for Agribusiness Students
 3. Dean's Scholars Program

How to Apply

The application deadline is May 15, 2020.

All applications are to be completed via the following link:

For additional information, contact:
Keisha Macklin
Tennessee State University
College of Agriculture
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: (615) 963-6520