USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Amount: Full tuition, room and board. About: The USDA 1890 National Scholars Program is a full-tuition and employment track program offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. The scholarship provides full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board of each year for up to 4 years to students pursuing agriculture-related bachelor’s degrees. Applicants must be attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines, be a U.S. citizen, and have above a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Eligible Grade Levels: High School Senior, College Freshman, College Sophomore
Eligible Majors: Agriculture, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Management, Agricultural Mechanics, Agricultural Production and Technology, Agronomy, Crop Science, Animal Sciences, Botany, Food Sciences & Technology, Forestry, Home Economics/Nutrition, Horticulture, Natural Resources Management, Soil Conservation, Soil Science, Farm & Range Management
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Deadline: Application is currently closed. Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.