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Scholarships and Awards

2015-2016 FCS undergraduate scholarship application is now open

 

The deadline for scholarship applications is March 19th at midnight.  

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COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AWARDS


SCHOOL OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications for scholarships for the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences will be accepted online from February to March each year to be awarded at the Departmental Awards Ceremony in April.

Azlete and Bryon Little Scholarship - The recipient must be a Consumer Science or FCS Education major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be an undergraduate enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), be in good standing with the University, and show financial need.

BJ and Stan Friedman Scholarship - Scholarship is awarded annually in the amount of $1,500 to students with Junior or Senior standing. Preference is given to underrepresented populations, especially students from the Jewish community. Applicants must be enrolled at Texas State with a major in Nutrition or Psychology, or be a member of The University Honors Program. Currently enrolled or transfer students who meet the criteria above must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Friedman Scholarship recipients are required to maintain an overall and semester grade point average of 3.5 or above and are expected to enroll for at least 15 hours per semester, unless in the last semester of coursework.

FCS Departmental Scholarship - Each year contributions by alumni, faculty, organizations, and mentors fund scholarships in this category. The greater the contributions, the more-and larger- the scholarships can be! This commitment was initiated in 1988 and in 1989, six Departmental Scholarships were awarded –one in each of the six areas of the Department. These scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students ( 12 hours or more) with a sustained record of high academic achievement who have financial need.

Englert Memorial Scholarship - Provides assistance to students in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department. To qualify, student must be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), be in good standing with the University, be working on an undergraduate degree with a major in Nutrition/Foods at Texas State, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and have financial need

Esther Roberts Broome Scholarship - Established to give opportunity to less privileged single mother undergraduates majoring in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department at Texas State to enhance their educational opportunities by providing financial assistance.

Evelyn L. Hearn Scholarship - This scholarship helps subsidize travel expenses to permit one or more undergraduates to attend professional meetings. A recipient must demonstrate potential for professional leadership through involvement in student organizations, be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), be in good standing with the University, and have a GPA of 2.5 or more. Preference is given to Consumer Science majors and Phi U members.

Family and Child Development Scholarship- A junior or senior majoring in Family and Child Development, a GPA of 2.5 or higher, be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), and be in good standing with the University. Preference will be given to individuals underrepresented in the field.

Fashion Merchandising Endowed Scholarship - Each year contributions by alumni, faculty, organizations, and mentors fund scholarships in this category. The greater the contributions, the more-and larger- the scholarships can be! This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students (12 hours or more) with a minimum 2.5 Texas State GPA who is in good University standing.

Helen Buck Campbell Scholarship in FCS - A recipient must be of junior or senior standing within Family and Consumer Sciences with a GPA of 2.0 and higher, be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), be in good standing with the University, and show financial need. At Dr. Campbell’s request, preference is given to Hispanic students.

Joan Terry FCS Endowed Leadership Award - Established to recognize undergraduates in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department displaying exceptional leadership ability. A sophomore, junior, or senior level Family and Consumer Sciences major may be nominated by faculty or a departmental student organization. Nominees must have established record of outstanding leadership and show potential for continued growth. Nominee must be a full-time student (12 hours or more) and a strong academic record must have been established.

Kohl’s Department Store Internship Scholarship - This scholarship was established for undergraduates majoring in Fashion Merchandising at Texas State University. Recipient of this award must be a full-time (12 hours per semester) student enrolled at Texas State University and classified as a sophomore, junior or senior in good standing with the University.  Preference will be given to Texas State students that have been selected to participate in the Kohl’s Internship Program.

Kohl’s Department Store Leadership Scholarship - This scholarship was established for undergraduates majoring in Fashion Merchandising at Texas State University.  Recipient of this award must be a full-time (12 hours per semester) student enrolled at Texas State University and classified as a sophomore, junior or senior in good standing with the University.  Recipient must demonstrate potential for professional leadership through leadership in student organizations.  Preference will be given to students who are or have been officers in official departmental student organizations.

Kohl’s Department Store Scholarship - This scholarship was established for undergraduates majoring in Fashion Merchandising at Texas State University with demonstrated financial need. Recipient of this award must be a full-time (12 hours per semester) student enrolled at Texas State University and classified as a sophomore, junior or senior in good standing with the University.

Margie Chapman Scholarship - A recipient must be an undergraduate major in the Family and Consumer Sciences department with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, be enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more), be in good standing with the University, and must submit a personal narrative (200-400 words) on how the Family and Consumer Sciences major prepares one to strengthen the well-being of individuals and families.

Nelwyn B. Moore, Ph.D Endowed Presidential Scholarship - This scholarship was established for undergraduates pursuing careers as Family Life Educators in an academic setting. Recipient of this award must be majoring in Family and Consumer Science and have a GPA of at least 3.0. As part of the application student must submit an essay on the value of a career as a family educator, also describe his/her community service work. Student can be of freshman, sophomore and junior standing.

Phi U Endowment (Phi U Leadership Endowment) - This scholarship was established for undergraduates to be awarded to a deserving Texas State student in the Family and Consumer Sciences department. The Phi U Organization should be a consulting participant for the recipient selected.
 

Phi Upsilon Omicron Award Fund - This scholarship was established for undergraduate students who are members of Phi U. Recipient of this award must have a GPA of at least 3.25. Preference will be given to Texas State students who have declared majors in Family & Child Development.

Robbie and Charles Zunker FCS Endowed Scholarship - Scholarships are awarded each year to students majoring in Interior Design, Nutrition/ Foods, Consumer Science, and Fashion Merchandising who are a qualified undergraduate students with financial need. Applicants may be of sophomore, junior or senior standing, enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), be in good standing with the University, and high academic achievement.

Note: The availability and funds for each scholarship vary each year.


Graduate Scholarships

For information on scholarship opportunities outside the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, please refer to the Financial Aid Office.