1890 Scholarship Program Please share the following information


*Subject:* 1890 Scholarship Program Please share the following information

   1. The Office of Advocacy & Outreach (OAO) recently released its USDA
   1890 National Scholars Program.  The National Scholars Program is a major
   effort of the USDA and nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant
   Institutions (HBCUs) to award scholarships to students to attend one of the
   nineteen 1890 Institutions in any field of study in agriculture, food,
   natural resource sciences or other related disciplines.

   The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition,
   employment, employment benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year
   for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the
   following universities:

   ·         Alabama A&M University
   ·         Alcorn State University
   ·         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
   ·         West Virginia State University

   Eligible students must be U.S. citizens, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or
   better, have been accepted at one of the 1890 HBCUs, study agriculture,
   food, natural resource sciences or other related academic disciplines,
   demonstrate leadership and community service, and etc.  Please
visit the USDA
   1890 National Scholars Program website
   more information.

   Share this information with all high school students, parents of
   students, school guidance counselors, principals, teachers, and churches.
   The scholarship may be renewed each year contingent upon satisfactory
   academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor’s degree.
   High school applications and college applications may be downloaded from
   the site below:

   Application and supporting documentation *DEADLINE: February 1, 2015*

Tiffany Justus

Tiffany Justus

National Black Emphasis Program Manager
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