The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing a bachelor degree in agriculture, natural resources, food science, nutrition, or related academic disciplines, and willing to work full-time in the USDA upon graduation.
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Be a graduating high school senior or expect to hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate
- Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
- Be interested in attending one of the eighteen 1890 Land-Grant Universities
- Intend to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines
- Demonstrate leadership and community service
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.