H.R.51 - Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890s Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
Summary: H.R.51 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2017)
Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890s Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act
This bill amends the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to establish and provide funding for a grant program within the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for scholarships for students at 1890 land-grant colleges and universities (historically black colleges and universities established under the Second Morrill Act of 1890). USDA may award the scholarships to students who: (1) are seeking to attend such a college or university, and (2) intend to pursue a career in the food and agricultural sciences.