Family and Consumer Sciences
FCS Scholarship for Professional Development

The Family and Consumer Science
Scholarship for Professional Development
$500 Award
 
 The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to Family and Consumer Science Extension Educators who are properly enrolled in a Master’s degree program at Kansas State University as a means to develop their career in Family and Consumer Science Extension.
 
Eligibility
 
  • Employed as a Kansas Family and Consumer Science Extension Educator.
  • Acquired minimum of two years experience in extension.
  • Remain in a professional Kansas Family and Consumer Science position for an additional two years.
  • Properly enrolled in a Master’s degree program in a related discipline that supports Family and Consumer Science Extension Education; preference to students enrolled in the College of Human Ecology.

Renewal

  • To receive the scholarship a second time, the recipient must show reasonable progress toward completion of a Master’s degree and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
  • The scholarship may be awarded twice or up to $1000 total for each recipient.

To Apply

Submit a one-page essay outlining how your graduate studies will impact your work as an FCS Extension Educator.  Attach this page as a cover page and submit by June 1 to:

            College of Human Ecology Dean’s Office
            119 Justin Hall
            Kansas State University
            Manhattan KS 66506-1401
            FAX 785-532-5504

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Please type or print clearly.

 

Name:              ___________________________________________________________

 

Address:          ___________________________________________________________

 

___________________________________________________________

 

Current position:          _____________________________________________________

 

Wildcat ID (WID):          _________________________ (This number is on your K-State ID card.)

 

Master’s degree program major:          _____________________________________

 

K-State graduate credit hours completed:         _________       

 

Planned graduation date:         ___________

 

Planned class enrollment:        _______ hrs Fall           _______ hrs Spring

 

Please submit the following information as a one-page essay.

 

How will your graduate studies impact your work as a FCS Extension Educator? (e.g., what do you hope to accomplish as a result of your master’s degree studies?)

 

Attach this page as a cover page and submit by June 1 to the College of Human Ecology Dean’s Office, 119 Justin Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan KS 66506-1401 (FAX 785-532-5504).