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                        FOR UP TO A FULL RIDE TO ATTEND CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY! The CESTA/USDA 1890 David Scott Scholarshipis Now Available for Students Majoring in Agriculture and STEM Fields

"This is an excellent time to consider attending Central State University and majoring in the science, technology, engineering, math, or agricultural fields. These scholarships will position students, who would not ordinarily be afforded the opportunity to attend college, to not only attend, but graduate debt free. I am excited to be part of a University that is continuing to build on a 134-year history of investing in our student's success."

—Jack Thomas Ph.D., President of Central State University

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Contact CESTA/1890 Land-Grant Programs at CSU, 937-376-6265 or 937-376-6513

Eligible Majors Include:

* Exercise Sciences, with a nutrition minor

* Water Resources Management

* Environmental Engineering

* Sustainable Agriculture

* Biology

* Manufacturing Engineering

* Industrial Engineering Technology

* Sustainable Agriculture/Biology

* Sustainable Agriculture/Chemistry

* Sustainable Agriculture/IndustrialTechnology

* Sustainable Agriculture/Math andComputer Science

* Sustainable Agriculture/Water ResourceManagement

* Sustainable Agriculture/ManufacturingEngineering


All applicants must:

Have a current GPA of at least a 3.0.

Declare at least one of the above majors when applying

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CESTA/USDA 1890 David Scott Scholarship

CESTA/USDA 1890 David Scott Scholarship

Funds for the CESTA/USDA 1890 David Scott Scholarship came from the $100 million awarded to the nineteen 1890 Land-Grant Universities in the United States as a result of the Build Back Better Act.

The CESTA/USDA 1890 David Scott Scholarship, supports recruitment and retention, student engagement, mentoring, and training for undergraduate students at Central State who major in an Ag/STEM related field in the College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture (CESTA).

The scholarship was recently renamed in honor of US Congressman David Scott, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, who successfully spearheaded legislation in the Build Back Better Act to provide permanent funding for student scholarships at the nineteen 1890 Land-Grant HBCUs.

The four-year scholarship awards eligible students up to a full ride and includes tuition, books, and room and board. Dean’s list and Merit scholarships are also available.