World Food Prize participants in 2015

World Food Prize
Nebraska Youth Institute

Food is the moral right
of all who are born into this world. Dr. Norman E. Borlaug

2019 World Food Prize
Nebraska Youth Institute MONDAY, March 4, 2019 UNL East Campus

DEADLINE: Essays Due online by midnight, Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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 Taylor Hart, State Coordinator at: or 402-472-7928

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Teachers: Please let Taylor 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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