Baton Rouge, La. – Applications for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) /1890 National Scholars Program are currently being accepted.
The highly competitive scholarship program provides full-tuition payment, among other benefits, for up to 4-years to selected students enrolled or accepted for enrollment at an 1890 Land-Grant University. The program is open to high school seniors, college freshmen, and sophomores who exhibit exemplary leadership traits and demonstrated community service.
The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food sciences, natural resource sciences, and other related disciplines.
For additional information about the program and to apply, visit https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1890-natl-scholars-program-2020-college-application.pdf.