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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

FCS Department Scholarships

CSUN myMatador Scholarships

  • Application 
    • NOTICE: The application period for the 2020-2021 academic year is officially open! 

Student Travel & Academic Research (STAR) Funding

Graduate Thesis, Dissertation, or Project Support 

  • Application 
    • NOTICE: The application for Spring 2020 is not currently open, and has been set to automatically close by Graduate Studies. 

Outside CSUN Scholarships

AFCS Scholarships Extended Education Fund Scholarships 

  • Jewell L. Taylor Undergraduate Scholarship application deadline is January 11, 2021

AAFCS Fellowships Now open for the 2021-2022 Academic Year!  Deadline is January 11, 2021.

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

CA-AFCS Scholarship

KAPPA OMICRON NU Alumni Chapter of Southern California Scholarship

  • Coming soon.

Los Angeles District - AAFCS Scholarships

  • The Essie Elliott Scholarship application Deadline is March 20, 2020 
  • Graduate Fellowship in Family and Consumer Sciences application deadline is March 20, 2020

Past FCS Scholarships

FCS Scholarship & Awards Recipients