USDA - Multicultural Scholars Program Scholarship

The purpose of the Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program at CSU Stanislaus, is to provide scholarships to support recruiting, engaging, retaining, mentoring, and training committed, eligible multicultural scholars, resulting in either baccalaureate degree at CSU Stanislaus (Agricultural Studies), or at CSU Fresno (Food and Nutritional Sciences). The scholarships are intended to encourage outstanding students from groups that are historically underrepresented and underserved to pursue and complete baccalaureate degrees in the Food and Agricultural Sciences that would lead to a diverse and highly skilled work force.

WHO SHOULD APPLY: The Multicultural Scholars Program is available to junior college transfers (A.S.) entering their junior year in the university.

Applicant must:
 Be a U.S. citizen
 Be a junior college senior or hold an Associate of Science diploma in Agriculture or related sciences
 Have a collegiate (Junior College) cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
 Provide evidence of provisional admission to either CSU Stanislaus or CSU Fresno
 Intend to study agriculture at CSU Stanislaus or food science at CSU Fresno
 Demonstrate leadership and community service
 Provide official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official’s signature upon request if recommended for the scholarship award
 Submit a signed and dated application (original signature only)
 Submit additional verification information or document upon request by the program.

For more information please contact:
Dr. Oluwarotimi Odeh
Program Director
Agricultural Studies
Bizzini Hall, C108B
California State University, Stanislaus
Turlock, CA 95382
Tel: (209) 667-3961
Fax: (209) 664-6649

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a junior college senior or do you hold an Associate of Science diploma in Agriculture or related sciences?