Annual awards for college sophomore or junior students enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in the US pursuing studies in Agriculture or the Biological Sciences or a related field. Students must be US citizens and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Number of awards and award amount may vary. Forgiveable loan; recipients must agree to work for the agency during school breaks for a minimum of 640 hours prior to completion of studies. A personal letter must be included with application packet.