Entries for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program are currently being accepted. To be eligible, candidates must be current or prospective students of one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Please note, only the United States citizens are welcome to apply. The award will cover full-tuition fees.
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program is available to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college and rising college sophomores and juniors. The goal of the scholarship is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.
The winning candidates will get full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
- Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
- Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines
- Demonstrate leadership and community service
Only U.S. citizens are invited to apply.
All interested candidates are advised to learn the application procedure at the link below.