Last Chance to Enter 2014- 2015 Alltech Young Scientist Competition

Alltech Young Scientist competition is available online now and will close Dec. 31. Scientific papers submitted for the Alltech Young Scientist competition covers topics including veterinary science, animal nutrition, food and feed technology, sustainability, agricultural management, aquaculture, marketing and economics of agricultural products, and environmental science.

Bengaluru, Karnataka, December 5, 2014 /India PRwire/ -- [LEXINGTON, Ky.] As college students around the globe cram for final exams and put the finishing touches on their theses before a long semester break, one deadline students will not want to miss is the Alltech Young Scientist competition. Registration and paper submission closes December 31, 2014.

Featuring the largest global agri-science university competition of its kind, the Alltech Young Scientist program reflects Alltech's commitment to reward science and innovation.

"Last year there was unprecedented interest in the competition, with more than 8,500 registrants, representing the future generation of animal, human and plant health scientists," said Dr. Inge Russell, director of the Alltech Young Scientist. "The Alltech Young Scientist competition, now in its 10th year, attracts the brightest scientific thinkers from colleges and universities around the world, awarding students for their scientific discoveries."

The global undergraduate and graduate winners are announced every year in May during the Alltech's International Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. The winners of undergraduate and postgraduate receive a trophy and a scholarship of $5000 and $10000 respectively. And also there are many prizes to be won at national level. This year we have four country winners and one regional winner from India.

Registration and paper submission for the 2014-2015 Alltech Young Scientist competition is available online now and will close Dec. 31. Scientific papers submitted for the Alltech Young Scientist competition covers topics including veterinary science, animal nutrition, food and feed technology, sustainability, agricultural management, aquaculture, marketing and economics of agricultural products, and environmental science. For more information about the Alltech Young Scientist program, visit http://alltech.com/ays‚Äč.

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Founded in 1980 by Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech improves the health and performance of people, animals and plants through natural nutrition and scientific innovation. With more than 3,000 employees and a presence in 128 countries, the company has developed a strong regional presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. For further information, visit www.alltech.com. For media assets, visit www.alltech.com/news.

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