USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
ATTENTION: THE 2020 1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle is Now Open.
The Application DEADLINE is Jan 31, 2020.
For more information and to download the application, please go to: https://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/
The purpose of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is as follows:
- To strengthen the long-term partnership between the USDA and the 1890 land-grant universities.
- To increase the number of students studying agriculture, food and natural resource science or other related disciplines.
- Be a U.S. citizen;
- Be an entering freshman; The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is available to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college and rising college sophomores and juniors.
- Hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate;
- Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or better;
- Have a combined verbal/math score of 1,000 or more on the SAT or a composite score of 21 or more on the ACT;
- Attend one of the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions;
- Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines;
- Demonstrate leadership and community service;
- Apply for admission to the institution(s) of his or her choice;
- Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official's signature;
- Sign all applications (original signature only);
- All application materials must be postmarked no later than February 1st and sent to the institution(s) selected by the applicant to attend.
Additional information is available at: https://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890
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