USDA/1890 National Scholarship Program

USDA/1890 National Scholarship Program
Application deadline extended to February 1, 2015


The USDA has recently announced that the Scholarship Program now has 2 components for applicants:

1. High School Seniors: USDA/1890 National Scholars Program 2014 High School Application   
2. College/university students entering their sophomore or junior year at an accredited school in the U.S.: USDA/1890 National Scholars Program 2014 College Application

The purpose of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is:

To strengthen the long-term partnership between USDA and the 1890 Land Grant Universities

To increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, and natural resource science or other related disciplines.


  • The student must major in one of the following subjects:
    Biological, Agricultural (or related) Science, Business, Computer Science (see Section I of application)
  • The student must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or better and a composite score of 21 or more on the ACT (see General Eligibility section of application).

Of interest: DAES Mission Enhancement Scholarship Application

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