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1890 SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM: NEXT GENERATION OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARS

Investigators
Mckinnie, M. R.
Institutions
Virginia State University
Start date
2020
End date
2024
Objective
The 1890 Scholarships Program will significantly support and impact student scholars seeking a career in the food and agricultural sciences. The immediate impact/support of this program will be felt via an 1) Increased availability of dedicated scholarship dollars for aspiring food and agricultural sciences (food/ag) majors; 2) Increased number of high caliber undergraduate scholars pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in the fields of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science and Hospitality Management; 3) Reduction in the amount college loans and student debt accumulated by food/ag majors; 4) Increased retention and six-year graduation rates for food/ag majors; 5) Increased number of food/ag majors pursuing graduate and professional education degrees; and 6) Increased number of food/ag majors entering U.S. and global workforce.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
1890 Scholarship
Accession number
1022718
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Education and Training