1. What is the BAYOU Summer Program?
The Beginning Agricultural Youth Opportunities Unlimited (BAYOU) Program provides an opportunity for high school students to gain “first hand” knowledge about career opportunities in Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences and related disciplines.
The major purpose of this program is to stimulate interest in careers opportunities available in these fields of study among high school students.
Rising high school seniors (have completed 11th grade) and graduating seniors (incoming freshman)
4. What are the academic requirements?Minimum GPA of 2.5
Yes. Applicant should have completed or are working on a college preparatory curriculum.
All students will live in dormitories on the campus of Southern University and A&M College.
No. The program pays all expenses.
9.How many students will be selected?A maximum of 20 students may be selected to participate in this year’s program. The exact number will depend on availability of funds and the number of qualified applicants.
Applications must be submitted no later than May 1, 2023.
Applicants will be notified of selections on or before May 15, 2023.