Scholarships

The Ohio Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (OAFCS) award scholarships every year to a student who has both academic ability and shows professional promise. Students are greatly needed in all professional areas of Family and Consumer Sciences. It is hoped that those who are highly suited for careers in this field will take advantage of this opportunity.

OAFCS Scholarship

will award one $1,000 scholarship to an undergrad or master’s student enrolled in ANY AREA of Family and Consumer Sciences (Fashion, Education, Interiors, Early Childhood, Nutrition, etc.)

Sharon V. McManus Endowment Scholarship

will be awarded to a student(s) who is enrolled in any Family and Consumer Sciences Education program (FCS Education, Teacher & Training, Early Childhood). This may include students participating in the Say Yes to FCS initiative.

REQUIRED: Additional Materials to be sent to contact below A short biography addressing the following points:
  • Work experiences
  • Career plans
  • Community services
  • School activities (including FCCLA, if applicable)
  • Future educational objectives
  • Why you are interested in FCS
  • Current college financing plans
  • An official transcript of grades (May be a digital copy)
  • A letter of recommendation from your college or university advisor or instructor

Please send to:

Kimberly Shuster

51-55 West State Street

Athens, OH 45701

kshuster@athenscsd.org