World Food Prize participants in 2015

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Nebraska Youth Institute

Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world.

2020 World Food Prize
Nebraska Youth Institute MONDAY, March 16, 2020
Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center

DEADLINE: Essays Due online by midnight, Tuesday, February 7, 2020

Click Here to Submit Your Essay

View Sample Essays 2019 Maunder Borlaug Scholarship

Earn a $500 scholarship each year you submit a paper and attend the event!

High School freshmen through seniors are eligible.

Questions? Contact Renee   Donner , State Coordinator at: or 402-472-9782

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Teachers: Please let Renee know how many of your students will write!

Our Sponsors

The Nebraska Youth Institute is made possible with the generous support of The World Food Prize Foundation , The Malaika Foundation , and Bruce and Kathy Maunder with the Maunder-Borlaug Food Security Scholarship .

This program is organized by the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication .

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