Allen Earns Fellowship With USDA

Arkansas Tech University agriculture student Carley Allen has been selected to receive the Wallace-Carver Fellowship from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Allen, a freshman, is studying agriculture business and pre-vet at Arkansas Tech.

According to the USDA website, fellows “are stationed at USDA research centers and field offices across the country to analyze agricultural and economic policy; assist in the management of food, nutrition and rural development programs; and take part in groundbreaking field and laboratory-based research.”

Allen will receive a paid internship at the Plant Genetic Research Unit in Geneva, New York. While there, she will have the opportunity to work on apple tree genetics.

Learn more about the Department of Agriculture at Arkansas Tech.