The LSU College of Agriculture has established The Vice President's Diversity Graduate Assistantship for African American Students. The program's goal is to increase and enhance diversity, equity and inclusivity into the graduate programs of the College of Agriculture. It will include four $25,000 assistantships to support funding for Ph.D. graduate students. These funds will be provided through the Office of the Vice President for Agriculture/Dean of the College of Agriculture. The assistantship will include a waiver of both in-state and out-of-state tuition. LSU College of Agriculture's Office of Student Services will help with recruitment efforts. Students receiving the assistantship can hold it for up to three years. Successful candidates should have at least a 3.5 GPA for undergraduate work and/or for previous graduate work.
Interested students must be accepted into the LSU Graduate School, Apply to LSU Graduate School To be considered for this assistantship, submit a brief email statement that includes your name, application date to graduate school, your interest in the LSU College of Agriculture, your department and major in the College of Agriculture, and starting date by June 1, 2021 to Dr. Mike Salassi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vice President's Diversity Graduate Assistantship Program will be available in the Fall Semester of 2021. To learn more, visit LSU College of Agriculture
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