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KAFCS Collegiate Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements

  1. Student must be accepted and enrolled in a major within the field of family and consumer sciences/human ecology at a baccalaureate granting institution in Kansas.
  2. Student must currently hold student membership in AAFCS or have submitted application for membership by the application deadline of February 15th.
  3. Deadline for application will be February 15th of each year for students who will have completed 60 credit hours by the end of the current spring semester. The scholarship amount is $500, payable the following fall. A receipt showing fall enrollment or official class schedule for the fall semester must be sent to the KAFCS treasurer for the scholarship award check to be issued.
  4. Each year, one scholarship will be given to a Kansas State University student and one scholarship to a Pittsburg State University student. In the event no acceptable applications are received from KSU or PSU, two students from the same institution may be selected.

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Each candidate for a Kansas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (KAFCS) Scholarship will be evaluated based on the candidate's strengths and limitations and on the following criteria.
Not having a AAFCS membership will disqualify the applicant.

# Scholarship Criteria Points
1 Academic achievement, intellectual ability and potential 15
2 Commitment to study in Family and Consumer Sciences 15
3 Written communication skills 10
4 Motivation, perseverance and dependability 10
5 Leadership and willingness to accept responsibility (work ethic) 10
6 Involvement in Family and Consumer Sciences organizations/activities 15
7 Ability to work with others 10
8 Concern with family, community and societal issues and commitment to others 10
9 Quality, organization and presentation of application 5

Submit scholarship application and/or direct questions regarding the scholarship to:

DeAnn Hauser