2020 1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle is Now Open

Program Overview The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will be appointed using the Schedule A(r) authority (5 CFR 213.3202) and may be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to full time employment upon graduation. Successful applicants will receive a temporary appointment to the USDA, not to exceed 4 years. Upon successful c... Read More »

Entrepreneurship Seminar – "The Job Alternative"

Do you have a skill that is being underutilized, want to learn how to expand your skill into a thriving business? Do you have an idea or are you seeking other opportunities outside of the traditional workplace? Do you have a hobby or a side-gig, does it have the potential to be a thriving business? Join me on Friday, April 13 at my 15th Annual Jobs Fair for the "Entrepreneurship: The Job Alternative" seminar, in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, at the GA International Convention Center. Registration begins at 9am. For more information and to register, please visit https... Read More »

2018 Service Academy Day - Saturday, April 28

| Teresa Cooke

Join the Office of Congressman David Scott, Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, & Members of Georgia’s Congressional Delegation to meet representatives of America’s Service Academies. REGISTER NOW Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Dobbins Air Reserve Base Hangar 5 1408 Dobbins Place Marietta, GA 30069 Each and every person in your party must complete a registration form online. The registration deadline is April 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Persons who have not completely registered, including date of birth, will not be admitted onto the military base. This information is being used f... Read More »

Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2018 Military Academy Ceremony

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Congressman David Scott will host a special ceremony to honor 32 exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District with nominations to attend one of our nation’s esteemed military service academies. WHO: Congressman David Scott; representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military and Naval academies; Charles Drew High School Color Guard; and community members. WHAT: Congressman Scott will formally present congressional nominations to 32 students seeking admission to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Naval Academy ... Read More »

Passport Day: Saturday, October 21

The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a second passport day on Saturday, October 21 as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Awareness Campaign. This year, the State Department’s public awareness campaign focuses on the benefits of getting a U.S. passport card and how both products (the passport book and card) are great forms of photo identification. The event on Saturday is a convenient way to apply for children, apply for the first time, or renew your passport. U.S. passport holders who will have less than six months validity on their passports for upcoming international travel sh... Read More »

Passport Day on Saturday, September 23

The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a special passport day on Saturday, September 23 as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Awareness Month. This year, the State Department’s public awareness campaign focuses on the benefits of getting a U.S. passport card and how both products (the passport book and card) are great forms of photo identification. The event on Saturday is a convenient way to apply for the first time or renew your passport. Day: Saturday, September 23, 2017 Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm Location: Atlanta Passport Agency 230 Peachtree Street N.W., 10th Floor Atlanta, GA 3... Read More »

2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle level and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are presented annually on the local, state and national level. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, the nation's largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service, has honored more than 120,000 yo... Read More »

Clayton News Daily: Congressman David Scott hosts 13th annual health fair

By Jerry Jackson JONESBORO — When doors opened Saturday at Congressman David Scott’s 13 annual Health Fair, the hubbub was similar to a long-awaited holiday shopping sale as visitors rushed to take advantage of a range of medical services and to discuss their ailments with physicians. No co-pay was necessary. Some 120 vendors were in line to provide information on products and services in 41 areas which offered free health screenings and examinations for men, women and children. The fair was held at Mundy’s Mill High School. Tote bags handed out by vendors allowed visitors who navigated throug... Read More »

Mixed Reviews on Wagner Bill to Scrap DOL Rule, Insurance News Net

New legislation proposed by Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., would create a new advisory standard somewhere between fiduciary and suitability, said Rep. David Scott, D-Ga. Scott, who has worked with Wagner on various fiduciary rule alternatives, is not on board with the congresswoman's latest bill -- unveiled today during a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing. “This bill is a very troubling bill," said Scott, adding that it “undermines the SEC’s rulemaking authority in this space. What if the market evolves? ... Why are we being so prescriptive in drafting this bill? Why don’t we allow the SE... Read More »

Marietta Daily Journal: Barry Loudermilk, David Scott urge Pentagon to sign multi-year deal for C-130s

Members of Congress are asking the Department of Defense to sign a new long-term contract with Lockheed Martin for more than a hundred new C-130 aircraft, all of which would be built at the company’s Marietta plant. U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, was one of the signatories of a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis last week encouraging the Pentagon to sign a five-year deal with Lockheed, which would run from fiscal 2019 to 2023. “We’re trying to make sure that we can increase defense spending, but at the same time, trying to find all the cost savings that we can find,” Louderm... Read More »