American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


Learn about 2017 recipients and watch for detailed 2018 information this fall!


Reflections from our 2016 National Teacher of the Year Award Recipient

Below is a list of those awards AAFCS will be offering in 2018. More detailed information about the 2018 Awards and Recognition will be available by October 2017. Unless indicated otherwise below, the due date is January 8, 2018.

Please note nominations for the Distinguished Service Award are due August 25, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Centennial Scholars Research Grant
Development International and Flemie D. Kittrell Fellowship
Margaret E. Terrell Fellowship
Chalkley Fenn Public Policy Visiting Scholar Grant - due date TBD
Excellence in Extension Grant
National Teacher of the Year Award
Wiley-Berger Award for Volunteer Service
Jewell Taylor Undergraduate Scholarship
Jewell Taylor Graduate Fellowship
Distinguished Service Award - due August 25, 2017
New Achiever Award
Leader Award

Interested in serving AAFCS as a juror for the 2018 Awards program? Please complete this application. It's a great, time-limited learning and volunteer opportunity.

2017 Award, Fellowship, and Scholarship Recipients

See the listing of awardees as published in the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences. You can learn more about our “DSA’s” here:

New This is the first year we are awarding the JFCS Outstanding Scholarship Article and Outstanding Peer Reviewer. Learn more about them here!



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