Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)

The summary for the Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP): 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. Colleges and Universities can use this funding to support undergraduate scholarships that 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. The Multicultural Scholars Program is available every year. The program is open to Land Grants, colleges and universities with significant minority enrollments that provide education in the food and agricultural sciences. Research foundations maintained by an eligible college or university are also eligible to submit undergraduate and/or D.V.M. training proposals.
Federal Grant Title: Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-HEMS-006552
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.220
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 20th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: June 20th, 2018
Posted Date: April 20th, 2018
Creation Date: April 20th, 2018
Archive Date: July 20th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $945,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 20th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may only be submitted by (1) Land-Grant Institutions, (2) Colleges and universities having significant minority enrollments, (3) Other colleges and universities, and (4) 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
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Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)
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