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Scholarship News for Historically Black Colleges

 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
 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 for more

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

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