Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)

Program:
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP) | Aquaculture | Environmental & Resource Economics Programs

The purpose of this competitive undergraduate scholarship grant program is to increase the multicultural diversity of the food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce, and advance the educational achievement of all Americans by providing competitive grants to colleges and universities.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below), Private Institutions of Higher Ed, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More on Eligibility:
Land-Grant Institutions, Colleges and universities having significant minority enrollments, other colleges and universities, and Institutes or research foundations maintained by an eligible college or university. Institutions that have not previously applied are especially encouraged to do so. Applicants must be institutions that confer a bachelor’s or D.V.M. degree in at least one of the disciplines in the FANH sciences. Awards are made to eligible colleges and universities. Individuals are not eligible to apply for these grants.

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Monday, March 25, 2019
Closing Date:
Friday, May 24, 2019

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Ariela Zycherman, PhD
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-HEMS-006676
CFDA number:
10.220
Abstracts of Funded Projects:
Read the Abstracts
Previous fiscal year(s) RFA:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$945,000
Percent of Applications Funded:
15%
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Matching is not required
Range of Awards:
$30,000 - $230,000