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About the South Carolina Commissioner's School for Agriculture

SCCSA Mission:

SCCSA is a premiere career and leadership development summer program. This program is designed to inform, inspire and challenge student participants to consider a career in the agricultural, natural resource and life science industries as well as to be model citizens of leadership and influence for these industries as they embrace an agriculturalist philosophy.

Emphasis Areas Include:

  • Animal Sciences
  • Forestry, Wildlife & Environmental Sciences
  • Plant & Soil Science


  • Currently a high school student in 10th or 11th grade on track to enter 11th or 12th grade. (Home schooled students are eligible)
  • Genuine interest in pursuing a college degree related to agriculture and natural resources.
  • Must not have previously attended the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture.