DSU-CAST 1890 Scholarship Program

Scholarship Overview: High school seniors and undergraduates who will attend DSU next fall and pursue a degree in food and agricultural sciences and related fields.
Application Available: January 3, 2023
Deadline Date: April 6, 2023
Scholarship Details:

Delaware State University’s College of Agriculture, Science, and Technology (DSU-CAST) introduces the 1890 Scholarship Program, which provides financial support to recruit, engage, retain, mentor, and train undergraduate students at the 1890 land-grant institutions, resulting in baccalaureate degrees in the food and agricultural sciences (see Appendix III for definition) and related fields

High School Applicant Eligibility::

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  2. Have applied for or have been accepted for admission to DSU
  3. Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate with a high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.2 unweighted (on a 4.0 scale)
  4. Seek to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines
  5. Demonstrate leadership and community service
  6. Submit a School Teacher Assessment Report Form

    7. Completed Guidance Counselor Form


College Applicant Eligibility: 

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  2. Be a college freshman or sophomore
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale)
  4. Attend DSU
  5. Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines
  6. Demonstrate leadership and community service

Application Requirements: GPA

Award Amount: 3,000
Award Details:

Scholarships must be used at Delaware State University. The partial scholarship amount is up to $3,000 depending on the student’s educational needs. Scholarship re-award is contingent upon funding, the scholar meeting all re-eligibility requirements, and satisfactory academic performance (SAP) towards the completion of a baccalaureate degree.

Website/URL: https://cast.desu.edu/students/scholarships/dsu-cast-1890-scholarship-program

Contact Email: DSUCAST1890Scholarship@desu.edu

Additional Contact & Submission Information:

High School Student Application Materials:
1. DSU-CAST 1890 SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION- https://forms.office.com/r/hFs6rE5LjW
2. School Teacher Assessment Report Form- https://cast.desu.edu/sites/cast/files/schoolteacherassessmentreportform2.pdf
3. School Counselor Form – https://cast.desu.edu/sites/cast/files/document/6/guidancecounselorforms2.pdf
4. Signage Form (High School Applicants)- https://cast.desu.edu/sites/cast/files/signageform.pdf

College Student Application Materials:
1. DSU-CAST 1890 SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION- https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=FWxXGqfLFU-u1bhRMjcw5hUQYwZBCnFEllvNWLTPlnhUMkJTT0FYS0wwTDUwSk1ETDJKRlpBVEZHRC4u


Eligibility: Citizen/Permanent Resident
Profession/Major: Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Biology, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Finance, Nutrition
Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, High School, High School Graduates

Institution Type: Delaware Universities, 4-year college
Other: Community Service