THE FUTURE IS AGRICULTURE.
JOIN THE MOVEMENT.
RICA exists to help inspire a new generation of students to create a future like we’ve never seen before–all while honoring the legacy and history of our past.
LAUNCHING IN 2019
The application period for RICA’s 2019 class is closed. Scholarship recipients will be notified of admissions decisions in early May. Classes will begin in September.
All students will receive a full scholarship, including tuition, fees, room and board.
Students are admitted for a full-time, three-year undergraduate academic program.
Students will have the opportunity to explore innovative areas of agriculture including:
Food production – animal, plant and food systems
Energy and environmental stewardship
Business, communication, public service and extension education
Irrigation, mechanization and technology.
Soils, water quantity and availability
Nutrition, food safety, food engineering and processing
Ecology, conservation biology and climate
qualities of rica students
We seek applicants who aspire to create transformational change in agriculture. Applicants will be considered based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership qualities and a passion for an entrepreneurial career in the agriculture sector. Finalists are invited to an in-person interview day, including interactive group activities and an English proficiency exam.
For full requirements and considerations, view our full application.
The application period for our 2019 class is closed. Admission and scholarship recipients will be notified by May 2019. Check back in October for next application window.