USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

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This program offers scholarships to U.S. citizens who are seeking a bachelor's degree at one of the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions and Tuskegee University to study agriculture, food, or natural resource sciences and related majors.
The program helps to strengthen the partnership between USDA and the 1890 institutions; helps to increase the number of students studying agriculture and related disciplines; and offers career opportunities at USDA.
National Scholars are required to study in the following or related disciplines: Agriculture; Agricultural Business/Management; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics, Agricultural Production and Technology; Agronomy or Crop Science; Animal Sciences; Botany; Farm and Range Management; Fish, Game, or Wildlife Management; Food Sciences/Technology; Forestry and Related Sciences; Home Economics/Nutrition/Human Development; Horticulture; Natural Resources Management; Soil Conservation/Soil Science; and other related disciplines, (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science).
Deadline: Usually in February
Award Amount: Varies
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