USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Who Should Apply

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is open to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college, and rising college sophomores and juniors.

The USDA/1890s National Scholars Program 2023 application period has been extended through April 15, 2023.

Please consult the applicant guidebook for detailed instructions on how to create an account and apply.

USDA 1890 National Scholars Application Applicant Guide (PDF, 992 KB)

To view the 2023 E-application, please open the following link: 2023 E-application for the 1890 National Scholars Program

For any questions regarding the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program, please contact:

Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement
USDA/1890 Programs
1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Stop 0601
Washington, DC 20250
Telephone Number: (202) 720-6350