USDA-1890 National Scholars Program in USA, ad applications are submitted till February 1, 2015. Applications are invited forUSDA 1890 National Scholars Program available to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college and rising college sophomores and juniors. All USDA/1890 National Scholars are required to compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and if selected, commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistance provided. Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | USA
Level: Undergraduate (Scholarship is available for pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the following universities: Alabama A&M University, Alcorn State University, Mississippi, Central State University, Ohio, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Fort Valley State University, Georgia, Kentucky State University, Langston University, Oklahoma, Lincoln University, Missouri, North Carolina A&T State University, Prairie View A&M University, Texas, South Carolina State University, Southern University, Louisiana, Tennessee State University, Tuskegee University, Alabama, University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Virginia State University and West Virginia State University.)
Field(s): Agriculture, Agricultural, Business/Management, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics, Agricultural Production and Technology, Agronomy or Crop Science, Animal Sciences, Botany, Food Sciences/Technology, Forestry and Related Sciences, Home Economics/Nutrition, Horticulture, Natural Resources Management, Soil Conservation/Soil Science, Farm and Range Management and other related disciplines, (e.g. non-medical biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science).
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Funded By: U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): USDA-1890 National Scholars Program is targeted for U.S. citizens can only apply for this USDA/1890 National Scholars Program.
‣ Award No: Not Known
‣ Scholarship Duration: Scholarships are awarded for up to 4 years. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor’s degree.
‣ Scholarship covers: Scholarships are awarded annually and must be used at one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition, as well as room and board for the term of the scholarship.
‣ The USDA-1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP).
‣ Scholars accepted into the program will be appointed using the Schedule A(r) authority (5 CFR 213.3202) and are not eligible for noncompetitive conversion to full time employment upon graduation.
‣ However, all USDA/1890 National Scholars are required to compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and, if selected, commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistance provided. (Note: Specific details of this service requirement will be outlined in the service agreement entered into by the selected Scholar, the University at which the Scholar is matriculated, and the USDA Sponsoring Agency.)
‣ All application materials must be postmarked by February 1, 2015 and sent to the university (or universities) selected by the applicant to attend. (University addresses and contact information are included in the back of the application.)
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on February 1, 2015.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.