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The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program offers scholarships to U.S. citizens who are seeking a bachelorís degree at 1 of the 18 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions established by the year 1890 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, employee benefits, fees, books, use of a personal computer and software while on scholarship and room and board each year for 4 years. The purposes of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program are to strengthen the long-term partnership between USDA and the 1890 Institutions, to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines and to offer career opportunities to USDA/1890 National Scholars at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 36 or more scholarships are awarded annually which must be used at 1 of the 18 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions. Each award provides annual tuition, employment, employee benefits, use of a personal computer and software while on scholarship, fees, books, room and board for each of the 4 academic years. Each annual scholarship renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and normal progress toward the bachelorís degree. Upon completion of the scholarís academic degree program, there is an obligation of 1 year of service to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for each year of financial support. The 18 HBCU's are: *Alabama A&M University *Alcorn State University *Delaware State University *Florida A&M University *Fort Valley St. University *Kentucky State University *Langston University *Lincoln University in Missouri *North Carolina A&T University *Prairie View A&M University *South Carolina State University *Southern University - Baton Rouge, Louisiana *Tennessee State University *Tuskegee University *University of Arkansas - Pine Bluff *University of Maryland-Eastern Shore *Virginia State University* West Virginia State University

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Deadline(s): February 1, 2008
Majors Targeted: :Agricultural Business and Management::Agricultural Economics::Agricultural Education::Agricultural Engineering::Agricultural Journalism::Agricultural Mechanization::Agricultural Technology Management::Agriculture::Agronomy::Botany::Food Science:
Scholarship/Grant Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture
Award Type: Scholarship Money
Contact Person: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
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