USDA 1890 National Scholars Program, USA 2016

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USDA 1890 National Scholars Program, USA 2016 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program, USA 2016



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).



Degree 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)



Participating Institution(s): U.S. Department of Agriculture, 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



Eligible Nationalities: 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



Scholarship Benefit: 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.



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 Procedure for USDA 1890 National Scholars Program, USA 2016



Application Procedure: The mode of applying is post.

High School Application
College Application



Deadline: All application materials must be postmarked by April 11, 2016.



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More about USDA 1890 National Scholars Program, USA 2016



USDA 1890 National Scholars ProgramThe United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal government policy on farming, agriculture, forestry, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and internationally.

Degree Level:

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program, USA 2016 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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