Lincoln University College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences (CAEHS) - 1890 Full Ride Scholarships

This work is supported by the 1890 Agricultural Scholars Program 2020-38430-31309 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The 1890 Scholarships Program (full ride) encourages outstanding students at 1890 institutions to pursue and complete baccalaureate degrees in the food and agricultural sciences and related fields that would lead to a highly skilled food and agricultural systems workforce.

Entering freshmen for each fall semester must meet the following criteria to receive the 1890 Scholarships provided by the LU College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences (CAEHS):

  • Must be a citizen or national of the United States
  • Must have been accepted for admission to Lincoln University of Missouri for full-time enrollment and be enrolled not later than one year after the date of acceptance
  • Must select a major course of study within CAEHS or a related discipline
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a program of study within CAEHS to be eligible for 1890 support
  • Must intend to pursue a career in the food and agricultural sciences, including agribusiness or financial management
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.8 at the time of application and must maintain a GPA of 3.0 each semester enrolled and through the time in the program
  • A scholar will be placed on probation if the GPA is below 3.0 after a semester, and the scholarship stopped if the GPA remains below 3.0 GPA after another semester.

Lincoln University CAEHS will require the following supporting documents for high school applicants:

  • Privacy Act Advisory Statement and Release Form
  • Completion of the 2021-2022 FAFSA
  • Biographical Questionnaire
  • Letter of recommendation from high school counselor
  • A current resume
  • Provide a 500- to 800-word essay describing the interest and intention to pursue a career in the food or agricultural sciences or related field
  • Current and most recent official transcript with the school’s seal and/or signature of an authorized school official
  • Signed and dated application (with the signature of parent or guardian if an applicant is under 18 years old)

For more information, please contact ....

Lincoln University of Missouri College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Irasema Steck
Administrative Assistant

Department of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Graduate Studies

219 Founders Hall

816 Chestnut St.

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101