• To increase the number of students enrolling in the Plant Science-Biotechnology program.
  • The scholar receives a stipend of $3,500 per academic year for a maximum of four (regular) academic years.
  • A total of 20 scholarships are available under this program for 2010.
  • As a sophomore, scholars can work in a laboratory for 10 hours per week with a research scientist in a work-study program.
  • Scholars will receive an additional $300 stipend for this program.


  • Eligible applicants must be entering freshmen or sophomore to the Fort Valley State University.
  • Submitted two letters of recommendation.
  • Have completed scholarship application form.
  • Submitted official high school/college transcripts.


  • Have a cumulative high school/college GPA of 2.8 or higher on a 4.00 scale.
  • Have an SAT (or ACT compatible) combined score of at least 980.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in agricultural biotechnology.
  • Agree to abide by university and program rules and regulations.
  • Scholars must maintain full-time status with a minimum of 2.8 cumulative GPA.
  • Scholars must sign a Scholarship Memorandum of Understanding to fully participate in the program.

Application Deadline: MAY 7, 2010





For more extensive description of the program write or visit:


Dr. Sarwan Dhir
Program Director

E-mail: dhirs0@fvsu.edu
113 Alva Tabor Building
Fort Valley State University
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030


Angela Askew Hite, Program Coordinator
Email : askewa@fvsu.edu
Phone: (478)825-6887


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