Scholarship Information

There are literally thousands of FPU and outside scholarships available to students who qualify. Many scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, need, student background, talents or past and future involvement in a variety of activities. The greatest value in scholarships lies in knowing that they do not have to be repaid.

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USDA Public Service Leaders Scholarship Program (PSLSP) / Learn. Serve. Lead.



Targeted majors:

  • Public relations/affairs, journalism, communications, government, public policy.
  • Math, statistics, agriculture, ag business, ag economics/management/marketing, ag production and technology, agronomy, animal science or a related field
  • Business administration, accounting, finance, science agriculture, economics, agronomy, horticulture.
  • Civil engineering

USDA offers unparalleled career choices in various career fields. Visit our website for details on each scholarship available.

The program offers:

  • Full-tuition scholarship
  • Paid internship
  • Mentoring and leadership training
  • Permanent employment upon graduation

Basic eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. citizen, or in the final stages of the application process for U.S. citizenship and will attain citizenship within a year of being accepted to the program;
  • Currently enrolled in degree-seeking program with a minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale;
  • Must be able to attend a mandatory orientation in Washington, D.C.;
  • Willingness to relocate upon graduation;
  • Have a strong interest in a career in public service with the USDA;
  • And meet major and class level requirements of each scholarship.

Successful applicants are leaders in their community, committed to public service and intellectually curious.