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Department of Career and Technology Education

Grinstead 120
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4452
Dr. Odin Jurkowski, Chair





scholarships

FACS Foundation Scholarships

Application forms can be found online via the Foundation office.

 

Laura Baker Scholarship:

To apply, a student must:
a. be a full-time junior or senior student pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences at University of Central Missouri;
b. have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

 

Edna Gehlken Undergraduate Scholarship in Home Economics:

To apply, a student must:
a. be a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences (including the fields of: child development, family relations, nutrition, consumer education, or home management.)
b. be a good standing of junior or senior class designation;
c. have an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a 3.5 in his/her major;
d. be an active participant in at least one home economics related professional organization.

 

Elizabeth J. Giesler Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship:

To apply, a student must:
a. be a full-time senior student at UCM;
b. be pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences;
c. plan to be student teaching within the area of Family and Consumer Sciences the following spring semester;
d. have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0;
e. show promise of leadership and service;
f. demonstrate financial need.

 

Doris Houx Kirkpatrick Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship:

To apply, a student must:
a. be a full-time student in good academic standing at University of Central Missouri;
b. be pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences. If a worth student in family and consumer sciences is not available, a student in a closely related area  may be selected;
c. show promise of leadership and academic ability in the field of family and consumer sciences.

 

Doris Achenbach Sensenich Scholarship:

To apply, a student must:
a. be a full-time student in good academic standing at University of Central Missouri;
b. be pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences.

 

Elizabeth Collings Weekley Scholarship:

To apply, a student must:
a. be a full-time student in good academic standing at University of Central Missouri;
b. be pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences or Dietetics and Nutrition [first preference shall be given to applicants pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences, however, second preference shall be given to applicants pursuing a degree in Dietetics and Nutrition if: 1) applicants who are pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences are deemed ineligible, or 2) no students pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences apply.]
c. be a member in good standing of sophomore, junior or senior class designation;
d. demonstrate high morals i.e. Christian with unquestionable character;
e. have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a minimum grade point average of 3.5 in his or her major;
f. have a positive, pleasing personality;
g. have excellent grooming habits and demonstrate potential of superior professional appearance;
h. be a non-user of tobacco and drugs and if at all, consume alcoholic beverages only on a limited basis;
i. demonstrate self-discipline and leadership and have the desire to make contributions to society.

 

Rita L. Youmans Scholarship in Home Economics:

To apply, a student must:
a. be an established resident of Missouri;
b. be pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics);
c. be a member in good standing of sophomore, junior or senior class designation;
d. have a cumulative overall grade point average of 3.0 and a 3.5 in his/her major;
e. be an active participant in a home economics related professional organization.

 

TEACH Grant:

The TEACH program provides grants of up to $4000 per year to new and continuing undergraduate and graduate students who promise to teach full-time for at least 4 years in public or private secondary schools (and in very selected instances, elementary schools) that are designated as serving students from low-income families (Title I).