Alcorn School of Agriculture, Research, Extension and Applied Sciences Offers Scholarships to Underserved Students
The Alcorn State University School of Agriculture, Research, Extension and Applied Sciences now offers a Multicultural Scholars Program that provides up to four years of scholarship support ($6,500 per year), plus internship support to outstanding students from groups that are historically underrepresented and underserved to pursue and complete baccalaureate degrees in the food, agricultural, and natural resources.
“The purpose of this program is to provide scholarships to support recruiting, engaging, retaining, mentoring, and training committed, eligible outstanding students from underrepresented and underserved groups that would lead to a diverse and highly skilled work force,” said Dr. Victor Njiti, associate professor of agriculture.
Students are encouraged to send their applications by mail or deliver by March 29, 2016, to: MSP c/o Dr. Victor Njiti, Alcorn State University, 1000 ASU Drive # 862, Lorman, MS 39096.
For information about the Alcorn State University Multicultural Scholars Program, contact Dr. Victor Njiti, associate professor, at (601) 877-2446 or [email protected] , or Dr. Daniel Collins, chair and professor, Department of Agriculture, at (601) 877-6527 or [email protected] .