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Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and consumer sciences is an academic discipline that combines aspects of social and natural science. Family and consumer sciences deals with the relationship between individuals, families, and communities, and the environment in which they live. The field represents many disciplines including consumer science, nutrition, food preparation, parenting, early childhood education, family economics and resource management, human development, interior design, textiles, apparel design, as well as other related subjects. Family and Consumer Sciences Education is viewed as the focus of individuals and families living in society throughout the life span. It focuses on families and their interrelationships with the communities. It is taught as an elective and as a required course all throughout North America. Other topics such as sexual education, food management and fire prevention might be covered.

Family and consumer science is also known as human sciences or home economics. It is also sometimes referred to as human ecology, though this term is used for several disciplines.

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Matching Family and Consumer Sciences Colleges

Ohio State University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $23,751 average out-state tuition; $8,856 average in-state tuition
Montclair State University
Four or more years; Public; $16,438 average out-state tuition; $7,690 average in-state tuition
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Four or more years; Public; $22,007 average out-state tuition; $6,307 average in-state tuition
Purdue University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $27,061 average out-state tuition; $8,893 average in-state tuition
The University of Alabama
Four or more years; Public; $21,900 average out-state tuition; $8,600 average in-state tuition
Arizona State University
Four or more years; Public; $21,807 average out-state tuition; $9,208 average in-state tuition
Florida State University
Four or more years; Public; $17,544 average out-state tuition; $3,100 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Family and Consumer Sciences Majors

name award deadline

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

Congressional Hunger Center

$36,000 January 14, 2019 See Details

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

Congressional Hunger Center

award

$36,000

deadline

January 14, 2019
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Autism Science Foundation Pre-and Post-Doctoral Training Award

Autism Science Foundation

Up to $35,000 December 03, 2018 See Details

Autism Science Foundation Pre-and Post-Doctoral Training Award

Autism Science Foundation

award

Up to $35,000

deadline

December 03, 2018
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Byron Hanke Fellowship

Community Associations Institute (CAI) Research Foundation

Up to $5,000 May 01, 2019 See Details

Byron Hanke Fellowship

Community Associations Institute (CAI) Research Foundation

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

May 01, 2019
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Phyllis Combs Leet Scholarship

Northwest Missouri State University

$2,900 May 01, 2019 See Details

Phyllis Combs Leet Scholarship

Northwest Missouri State University

award

$2,900

deadline

May 01, 2019
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Sheila Tarr-Smith Memorial Scholarship

Clark County Public Education Foundation

$2,500 January 31, 2019 See Details

Sheila Tarr-Smith Memorial Scholarship

Clark County Public Education Foundation

award

$2,500

deadline

January 31, 2019
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Virginia Society of Agricultural and Rural Professionals Scholarship

Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation, Inc.

$2,000 March 01, 2019 See Details

Virginia Society of Agricultural and Rural Professionals Scholarship

Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation, Inc.

award

$2,000

deadline

March 01, 2019
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Fred C. Jackson Memorial Endowment Scholarship

Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation, Inc.

$2,000 March 01, 2019 See Details

Fred C. Jackson Memorial Endowment Scholarship

Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation, Inc.

award

$2,000

deadline

March 01, 2019
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Raymond L. & Ruth McClurg Scholarship

Northwest Missouri State University

$1,150 May 01, 2019 See Details

Raymond L. & Ruth McClurg Scholarship

Northwest Missouri State University

award

$1,150

deadline

May 01, 2019
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College of Education Graduate Scholarship - MSU

Montana State University-Billings

$1,000 February 01, 2019 See Details

College of Education Graduate Scholarship - MSU

Montana State University-Billings

award

$1,000

deadline

February 01, 2019
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Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship

Connecther

Up to $5,000 January 20, 2019 See Details

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship

Connecther

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

January 20, 2019
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