The program plans to increase the number of minority students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and other agriculture-related disciplines. The program is applicable through the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is available to
High school seniors joining their freshman year of college, and rising college sophomores and juniors.
General requirements include:
A cumulative year-end GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have been accepted to, or currently attending an 1890s institution to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and related academic disciplines.