USDA Announces Fellowship Applications to Reach Hispanic-Serving Institutions

7 Dec 2023


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement (OPPE) is accepting applications for the 2024 USDA E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program. These fellowships introduce faculty and staff from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) and Hispanic-Serving School Districts (HSSD) to the vast array of USDA resources available to them.

The fellowships take place during the summer of 2024, and applications are due by March 4, 2024.

“This program supports USDA’s strategic goal of embracing a cultural understanding of agriculture, food, natural resources, and nutrition through two-way exchange programs,” said Lisa Ramirez, director of USDA’s Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement. “More than 400 fellows have participated in the E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program, bringing back the knowledge they’ve acquired to share with their institutions and communities.”

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