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Scholarship and Awards

In recognition of outstanding academic achievements, the FCS Department identifies various scholarship and award opportunities to encourage and support the success of our students.

The application is usually due in the Fall semester for the FCS Department-based scholarships and in various times throughout the academic year for scholarships outside of the FCS Department.

The following categories provide detailed information regarding each scholarship and award. Simply click on each category to learn more.

Current CSUN, FCS & HHD Scholarships

Association of Retired Faculty Graduate Project/Thesis Memorial Award

  • Application is closed.

FCS Department Scholarships 2023-2024

  • Application deadline is Wednesday, November 1, 2023 by 5:00 pm.

Graduate Equity Program

  • Application is closed.

CSUN myMatador Scholarships

  • Application 
    • NOTICE: The application period for the 2022-2023 academic year is officially open! 

Nathan O. Freedman Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate Student

Robert H. Schiffman Memorial Award for Outstanding Research Promise

Student Travel & Academic Research (STAR) Funding

Thesis/Project/Dissertation Support Program

Tseng Graduate Equity Program

  • 2023 Coming soon.

Outside CSUN Scholarships

AFCS Scholarships Extended Education Fund Scholarships 2023

AAFCS Fellowships Application for 2023 are now closed!

  • Jewell L. Taylor Graduate Fellowship
  • Mary Josephine Cochran Fellowship
  • Mildred B. Davis Fellowship
  • Ellen H. Swallow Richards Memorial Fellowship

CA-AFCS Scholarships

  • CA-AAFCS 2023 Scholarship
    • Application deadline is April 1, 2023 
  • Student Funding Application to Cover CA-AFCS Conference Costs
    • Coming soon.

KAPPA OMICRON NU Scholarships & Fellowships

Research Scholarships

Leadership Scholarships

Los Angeles District - AAFCS Scholarships

  • The Essie Elliott Scholarship application Deadline is March 17, 2023 
  • Graduate Fellowship in Family and Consumer Sciences application deadline is March 17, 2023

NEWH Harvey Nudelman Scholarship - Undergrad + Grad Interior Design Students

  • Coming soon.

North and North Central District American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Runway of Dreams Foundation

Past FCS Scholarships

FCS Scholarship & Awards Recipients