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Postponed: NC Youth Institute

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April 2

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**This event has been postponed.  A new date will be announced as soon as possible.**


High school youth are invited to join the North Carolina Youth Institute. This program is part of the Global Youth Institute and World Food Prize and provides a platform for students to research and give recommendations to solve key global challenges that range from food insecurity, access to potable water, poverty, human rights and more.

To participate, students research a global issue and write a two-three page paper under the supervision of a teacher/mentor (using these downloadable guidelines). Each teacher/mentor must register their student delegate nominee(s) and submit each student’s research paper online by March 1, 2020. 9-12th grade students in the 2019-2020 school year are eligible to apply. On April 2, students attend the day institute at NC State University and share their research paper among peers and a panel of judges. Hands-on workshops, keynotes and career development will round out the event.

There is no registration cost to participate, however, both student and teacher/mentor participants must organize their own transportation to and from the event in Raleigh, NC. In the case, you have additional family members attending, there is an additional fee of $30 dollars for each participant and everyone attending must be registered for the event.