SAE Grant Career Pathways

When applying for a grant, select the career pathway which best fits your SAE.

For more ideas on how your SAE may fit into a specific career pathway, see the SAE and Proficiency Awards - Quick Reference Guide and SAE Ideas [download zip file]

The number of SAE ideas that can be categorized in each of the career pathways is nearly limitless. So, if you don't find an exact match for your project in any of our lists or documents, don't worry. Most SAEs do fit into one of the general categories.

If you need additional help deciding which category you should select, please contact Rebecca Carter.

  • Agribusiness Systems
    • Agricultural Communications
    • Agricultural Education
    • Agricultural Sales
    • Agricultural Services
    • Emerging Agricultural Technology
  • Animal Systems
    • Beef Production
    • Dairy Production
    • Diversified Livestock Production
    • Equine Science
    • Poultry Production
    • Sheep Production
    • Small Animal Production and Care
    • Specialty Animal Production
    • Swine Production
  • Environmental Service/Natural Resources Systems
    • Aquaculture
    • Emerging Agricultural Technology
    • Environmental Science and Natural Resources
    • Forest Management and Products
    • Home and/or Community Development
    • Outdoor Recreation
    • Wildlife Production and Management
  • Food Products and Processing Systems
    • Agricultural Processing
    • Food Science and Technology
  • Plant Systems
    • Diversified Agricultural Production
    • Diversified Crop Production
    • Diversified Horticulture
    • Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production
    • Floriculture
    • Forage Production
    • Fruit Production
    • Grain Production
    • Landscape Management
    • Nursery Operations
    • Specialty Crop Production
    • Turf Grass Management
    • Vegetable Production
  • Power, Structural & Technical Systems
    • Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication
    • Agricultural Mechanics Energy Systems
    • Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance
    • Home and/or Community Development (if applicable to this area)