Paid Internship/Scholarship Opportunity – Application Deadline May 20th
May 5, 2011 · Print This Article
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the 2011 USDA Public Service Leaders Scholarship Program! This program provides a combined scholarship and internship opportunity to college and university students leading to permanent employment with USDA upon completion of their degree.
Students selected into the program will receive:
* Full-tuition scholarship
* Paid internship leading to permanent employment
* Employee benefits, mentoring, career development, and leadership training and use of a personal computer
For a listing of available scholarships and to apply online, please visit www.usdascholarships.com. Successful applicants are leaders in their community and committed to public service. Selectees will intern during the summer and return to their home institution to complete degree requirements. Airfare is paid for by the agency. Upon graduation, scholarship recipients become permanent employees of the USDA and must be prepared to work for USDA for one year for each year of educational assistance received.
The application deadline is May 20, 2011. If you have any questions, please contact me at (202) 720-6506 or Sandra.email@example.com.