American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


Learn about 2017 recipients and watch for detailed 2018 information October 1st!


Reflections from our 2016 National Teacher of the Year Award Recipient

Below is a list of those awards AAFCS will be offering in 2018. Unless indicated otherwise in the guidelines linked below, the due date is January 8, 2018.

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Name of Award
Online Portion (if applicable)
National Teacher of the Year Guidelines and Checklist TOY Form
Centennial Scholars Research Grant Guidelines/Instructions Scholars form
Excellence in Extension Grant Guidelines/Instructions Extension form
Chalkley Fenn Public Policy Visiting Scholar Grant Guidelines/Instructions n/a
Margaret E. Terrell Graduate Fellowship Guidelines/Instructions Fellowship form
Development International and Flemie D. Kittrell Graduate Fellowship Guidelines/Instructions Fellowship form
Jewell Taylor Graduate Fellowship


Fellowship form

Jewell Taylor Undergraduate Scholarship

Recommendation form for scholarship and fellowships


Recommendation Form

Scholarship form

Wiley-Berger Award for Volunteer Service


WB form

The following association awards are honorary awards with no monetary award to recipients    
New Achiever Award New Achiever Guidelines n/a
Leader Award Leader Guidelines n/a
Distinguished Service Award - Nominations closed 8/25

DSA Guidelines



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 awarded the JFCS Outstanding Scholarship Article and Outstanding Peer Reviewer. Learn more about them here!



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