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Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
First Nations Development Institute
Deadlines
Oct 15, 2020
Contact

303.774.7836

Kendall Tallmadge
ktallmadge@firstnations.org

Abi Whiteing
awhiteing@firstnations.org

Purpose

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.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • 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
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award amount is not stated.

Application process

Links to begin or resume an online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Culture and cultural competency · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Scholarships for health careers



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