January 17, 2020

Congress Passes Ag Bill That Would Provide Funds For American Indian Student Higher Education

Author: Zach Nelson

(WNAX) — The Ag Appropriations bill that was passed by Congress and signed last month will provide full funding to American Indian students seeking higher education. “New Beginning for Tribal Students” authorizes the USDA to match state funding at land grant universities up to five hundred thousand dollars a year. South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn says it has been a long term goal…
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