Tuition, room, board, fees, books, summer employment & employee benefits (health, dental and life insurance, vacation time, holiday pay, etc).
West Virginia State University is a 4-year public institution founded in 1891. WVSU offers certificates, Bachelor's and Master's degrees. The student population is 3,638 (3,502 undergraduate). The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. WVSU is NCAA Division II (MEC conference) participating in men's baseball, football, basketball, golf, tennis and women's softball, basketball, soccer, tennis and volleyball.
Applicants must have applied for or have been accepted for admission, submit the most recent official transcript with the school seal and/or the signature of an authorized school official, and complete and submit the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program High School Application to the university liaison including a 500-800 word essay on one of the listed topics. 1) My interest in working for USDA. 2) How I envision the scholarship will impact me personally and my future as a public servant. 3) My experiences and perceptions about agriculture, food sciences and natural resource sciences.Learn More About the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program >>
Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community service and intend to study one of the following: Agriculture Agricultural Business/Management Agricultural Economics Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics Agricultural Production and Technology Agronomy or Crop Science Animal Sciences Botany Food Sciences/Technology Forestry and Related Sciences Home Economics/Nutrition Horticulture Natural Resources Management Soil Conservation/Soil Science Farm and Range Management Other related disciplines, (e.g. non-medical biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science)
The scholarship renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance, summer work performance and academic progress toward the bachelor’s degree.