Fellowships

Fellowships

The list of fellowships for the 2020-2021 Academic Year are below. Please read the descriptions and guidelines carefully to determine eligibility and 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 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)

Ethel L. Parker International Fellowship Fund

To be awarded to no more than one (1) FCS graduate student from the U.S. who participates in international study or an international graduate student who studies family and consumer sciences in the U.S. Funding includes a $5,000 fellowship and up to $2,500 of support for one year of AAFCS membership, International Federation of Home Economics (IFHE) Registration, AAFCS Annual Conference & IFHE travel. (reimbursable upon event participation and receipt submission).

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

Helen Strow International Fellowship Fund

To be awarded to no more than one (1) international student who is working to complete a graduate degree* in family and consumer sciences in the United States. *Applicants who live in countries that only offer two-year degree programs in family and consumer sciences can apply to complete a baccalaureate degree in the United States. Funding includes a $5,000 fellowship and up to $2,500 of support for one year of AAFCS membership, International Federation of Home Economics (IFHE) Registration, AAFCS Annual Conference & IFHE travel. (reimbursable upon event participation and receipt submission).

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

D. Elizabeth Williams International Award

The D. Elizabeth Williams International Award is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and is to be awarded to no more than one (1) international student who desires to study family and consumer sciences in the United States, preferably at the University of North Carolina at GreensboroFunding includes a $5,000 fellowship and up to $2,500 of support for one year of AAFCS membership, International Federation of Home Economics (IFHE) Registration, AAFCS Annual Conference & IFHE travel. (reimbursable upon event participation and receipt submission).

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