Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
The Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program awards scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Agriculture-related fields include, but are not limited to:
- Agribusiness management
- Agriscience technologies
- Animal husbandry
- Environmental studies
- Fisheries and wildlife
- Food production and safety
- Food-related policy and legislation
- Food science and technology
- Irrigation science
- Sustainable agriculture or food systems
- Be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in agriculture or an agricultural-related field, or be able to demonstrate how their degree program relates to Native food systems.
- Be able to provide documentation of tribal affiliation
- Have at least a 2.75 GPA
- Demonstrate a commitment to helping communities reclaim local food system control
Award range: $1,000-$1,500
Estimated number of awards: 20-25
Links to begin or resume an online application are available on the program website.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.