U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities are inviting applications for USDA 1890 National Scholars Program. Scholarships are available for bachelor degree programme.
The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines.
The National Scholars Program is a major effort of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions, to award scholarships to students to attend one of the nineteen 1890 Institutions in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines.
Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for bachelor degree programme.
Study Subject: National Scholars are required to study in the following or related disciplines.
List of Subjects: Agriculture, Agricultural Business/Management, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics, Agricultural Production and Technology, Agronomy or Crop Science, Animal Sciences, Botany, Food Sciences/Technology, Forestry and Related Sciences, Home Economics/Nutrition, Horticulture, Natural Resources Management, Soil Conservation/Soil Science, Farm and Range Management and Other related disciplines, (e.g. non-medical biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science)
Scholarship Award: The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students. Scholarships are awarded annually and must be used at one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition, as well as room and board, for the term of the scholarship. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor’s degree.
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: To be eligible for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program scholarship a student must:
-Be a U.S. citizen
-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
Nationality: Students of USA can apply for the scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: No
Supporting Material: Required documents are:
-Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official’s signature
-Submit a signed application (original signature only)
Application Deadline: All application materials must be postmarked by April 11, 2016.