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Family and Consumer Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Duane Whitbeck

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Contact Person:
Holly Viets

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Phone: 620-235-4457
Fax: 620-235-4686

Family & Consumer Sciences
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

FCS Scholarship Information

Applying for on-campus FCS Scholarships

Each January and February it is time to apply for departmental scholarships. This is an easy process, but it is one that most students do not take advantage of. Go to  the financial aid page  and follow the directions.  You need to end up on the University application for scholarship page.  Please read through the information provided to learn the steps of the process.

Scholarships with additional paperwork

FCS Student Ambassador program  (Application materials)

Greater Kansas City Family & Consumer Sciences Scholarship <- link to online information. (Cover page   Application )

Joann Newby Adult Education Grant

Kansas Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (KAFCS)  - Due Feb 1, 2017

KAFCE Scholarship - *June Deadline

Anita K. Laurent Scholarship (Word Doc)

Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship.  This memorial scholarship of $500.00 is offered for the purpose of fostering educational development of women. 

National Retail Federation Ray Greenly Scholarship 2017.  Begin accepting applications:  2/02/2017.  Deadline date:  4/3/2017 11:59 pm
This scholarship is open to sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time at any accredited US college or university.  

National Retail Federation Foundation Scholarships.  NRF offers a variety of scholarship programs for students and retail workers seeking to enhance their retail education and careers.  

Scholarships available through AAFCS (American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences)

Kansas Nutrition Council Scholarship - $1,000
Applicants must be Kansas residents who are going to be juniors or seniors or graduate students enrolled at a college or university located in Kansas.  The must be majoring in nutrition, dietetics, Family & Consumer Sciences or a related subject.  Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.  Applications are available online.

PAVE Accepting Applications for the 2016 Eric Feigenbaum Academic Scholarship:  The 2016 Eric Feigenbaum Academic Scholarship is funded by B+N Industries.  This award recognizes and supports leadership potential in the retail design field through a $5,000 award.  The Scholarship is solely academic based.  Guidelines, requirements, and the application can be found on the PAVE website.  Applications must be received by February 29, 2016.  Direct all inquiries to