United States Department of Agriculture/William Helms Scholarship Program (WHSP)

The USDA APHIS is the agency responsible for safeguarding America's agricultural and natural resources from exotic plant and animal pests and diseases. APHIS' PPQ program deals specifically with plant health issues. Scholarship benefits include: financial aid while pursuing a degree; mentoring; paid work experience during school breaks; possible permanent employment upon graduation. Applicants must be enrolled in programs related to agriculture or the biological sciences and must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.

Award Information

Award Amount
Not reported
Number of Awards
5,000
Application Deadline
March 1
Available to Class Level
Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Agriculture, Biology
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture
Address
1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 1710 Attention: HR/Recruitment
City, State, Zip
Washington, DC , 20250
Telephone
(202) 690-4759
E-mail
 
Website
Website

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