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USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

Sponsored by: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be rising undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors who have a high school diploma or a GED. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must plan to enroll or be enrolled at an 1890 Land Grant institution and have plans to major in agriculture; agriculture business/management; agriculture economics; agricultural engineering/mechanics; agricultural productions and technology; agronomy or crop science; animal science; botany; farm and range management; fish, game or wildlife management; food services/technology; forestry and related services; home economics/nutrition/human development; horticulture; natural resources management; soil conservation/soil science or other related disciplines (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine or computer science). They must also have proven leadership skills and must have experience with community service. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

FAQ

Application Deadline December 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes

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Contact Information

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration
Office of Advocacy and Outreach
USDA/1890 Programs
1400 Independence Avenue SW, Stop 0170
Washington, DC 20250 United States

Phone: (202) 720-6350
Fax: 202-720-2365
http://www.aphis.usda.gov

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