Fellowships

Fellowships

Funding opportunities now open for Fall 2020! Graduate funding opportunities for the 2021-2022 Academic Year are below. Please read the guidelines carefully to determine eligibility. Contact awards@aafcs.org if you have any questions.

Jewell L. Taylor Graduate Fellowship

Established through a generous bequest from Jewell L. Taylor, a dedicated family and consumer sciences professional for more than 50 years. A $5,000 fellowship and up to $1,000 of support for one year of AAFCS membership and participation in the AAFCS Annual Conference will be awarded to no more than one (1) qualified graduate student pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences.

Guidelines - Read these first
Preview of Online Form
Online Form
AAFCS Recommendation Form (required for all applications)

Ellen H. Swallow Richards Memorial Fellowship

The fund was established to honor the profession’s founder, Ellen Swallow Richards. A $5,000 fellowship and up to $1,000 of support for one year of AAFCS membership and participation in the AAFCS Annual Conference for no more than one (1) family and consumer sciences graduate student to support study and related experiences to prepare for administration and leadership roles.

Guidelines - Read these first
Preview of Online Form
Online Form
AAFCS Recommendation Form (required for all applications)

Mary Josephine Cochran Fellowship

A $5,000 fellowship and up to $1,000 of support for one year of AAFCS membership and participation in the AAFCS Annual Conference will be awarded to no more than one (1) qualified graduate student pursuing a degree in clothing and textiles. 

Guidelines - Read these first
Preview of Online Form
Online Form
AAFCS Recommendation Form (required for all applications)

Myrna Crabtree Professional Development Scholarship

Opens November 2020: Four scholarships are available for AAFCS graduate student members to pursue these AAFCS development opportunities:
  1. Two $1,500 scholarships for graduate student members to attend the AAFCS Annual Conference & Expo (may be used for registration and travel costs)
  2. Two $350 scholarships for graduate student members to pursue AAFCS Professional Certification (may be used for testing fees and / or initial certification fees.

Mildred B. Davis Fellowship

A $5,000 fellowship and up to $1,000 of support for one year of AAFCS membership and participation in the AAFCS Annual Conference for no more than one (1) student with clearly defined plans to major in nutrition at the graduate level immediately following completion of the baccalaureate program.

Guidelines - Read these first
Preview of Online Form
Online Form
AAFCS Recommendation Form (required for all applications)