Scholarships in Family And Consumer Science

Betty Lane Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (minimum composite ACT score of 27) who is majoring in education, family and consumer sciences, fashion merchandising and apparel design, hotel and restaurant management, interior design, or nutrition and food science/dietetics.

Vermont Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (VTFCS) Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in a field related to family and consumer sciences at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Ruth Binnie Fellowship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who is enrolled in a masters or doctoral studies program with a focus on one or more aspects of home economics. Study abroad students are also eligible to apply.

Canadian Home Economics Association (CHEA) Fellowship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and is attending a Canadian university. Applicant must be studying one or more aspects in the field of home economics at the masters or doctoral level.

Eliza P. Patton Award

Award: $125, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must major in family and consumer sciences whose interests are apparel, merchandising, and design and nutrition and hospitality management.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Jewell L. Taylor National Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences.

Crum-Koehler National Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a graduate student pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences. Preference will be given to students who have accomplished the following: at the beginning of the academic year for which the fellowship would be granted, have completed at least one year of professional family and consumer sciences experience, serving in a professional role or in positions such as graduate/undergraduate assistant, trainee, or intern; be working on a research problem or be able to describe a potential research problem for their graduate work; or, be interested in making a contribution to the family and consumer sciences profession in the United States, or in international programs.

Ellen H. Richards National Graduate Fellowship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a graduate student pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences. Preference will be given to students who have accomplished the following: at the beginning of the academic year for which the fellowship would be granted, have completed at least one year of professional family and consumer sciences experience, serving in a professional role or in positions such as graduate/undergraduate assistant, trainee, or intern; be working on a research problem or be able to describe a potential research problem for their graduate work; or, be interested in making a contribution to the family and consumer sciences profession in the United States, or in international programs. Award looks to help support study and related experiences to prepare the recipient for administration and leadership roles.

Jewell L. Taylor National Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a graduate student pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences. Preference will be given to students who have accomplished the following: at the beginning of the academic year for which the fellowship would be granted, have completed at least one year of professional family and consumer sciences experience, serving in a professional role or in positions such as graduate/undergraduate assistant, trainee, or intern; be working on a research problem or be able to describe a potential research problem for their graduate work; or, be interested in making a contribution to the family and consumer sciences profession in the United States, or in international programs.

D. Elizabeth Williams International Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be an international student who desires to study family and consumer sciences in the United States, preferably at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Ethel L. Parker International Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a FCS graduate student from the United States who participates in international study or an international graduate student who studies family and consumer sciences in the U.S.

Helen Strow International Graduate Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be an international student who is working to complete a graduate degree (applicants who live in countries that only offer two-year degree programs in family and consumer sciences can apply to complete a baccalaureate degree in the United States) in family and consumer sciences in the United States.

Edith Lois Wilson 4-H Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from District 1 Texas Associate of Extension Home Economists with at least three years of 4-H club work in District 1 and rank in the upper quarter of their graduating class. Applicant must major in the field of family and consumer science, home economics, or human science at a college or university within the state of Texas. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required while in college and community service and leadership must be demonstrated.

Mildred Galloway Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans to pursue studies in the area of family and consumer sciences.

Mac McCutchan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Posey County high school who will enroll in a two- or four-year degree program in agriculture and/or family and consumer services and has been a member of 4-H for five years and/or FFA for three years. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

Kansas Nutrition Council Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be Kansas residents who are rising undergraduate juniors, rising undergraduate seniors or graduate students enrolled at a college or university located in Kansas. They must be majoring in nutrition, dietetics, family and consumer sciences or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Human Development Award

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be students at Alabama A&M University pursuing studies in the Human Development field.

Jacksonville State University Louise Rhodes Clark Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be full-time students at Jacksonville State University. Students must be enrolled in the Family and Consumer Science program.