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As a student within the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, you  may be eligible for a number of program-specific scholarships. Using this simple search engine, we can provide you with a list of these awards and more information about each scholarship's application requirements.


The application process is closed for this academic year. Check back in Fall of 2016.

1) Review the Criteria to determine your eligibility.

2) Complete the application form.

2) Scholarships accepted until Friday, September 9, 2016 at 4 pm.

3) Attendance at the Scholarship/Awards Ceremony is Required. 

4) Applicants will be notified using their EIU email around September 25, 2016.


In Academic Year 2015-16 we were able to award over $24,484.01 in scholarships and awards. 

2015 Scholarship and Awards Program (pdf)

40 scholarships match your exact criteria.

2016 Distinguished Graduate Student
Balsaar & Ruth Bubeck Scholarship
Betty Wright Downing Award
Building Aspirations Towards Positivity Annual Scholarship
Carol Specht Memorial Scholarship
Carolyn Kluesner Modglin Memorial Scholarship
Christopher E. Tredennick Memorial Scholarship
Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) Fellowship
Donna Lynn Connelly Scholarship
Dr. Barbara L. Hill Memorial Sch
Dr. Harold M. & Alice D. Cavins Scholarship
Dwight & Bette (Leckrone) Baptist Scholarship
Education Scholars Award
Eileen F. Hubbard Scholarship
EIU FCS Elderhostel Sch
EIU University Professionals of Illinois Graduate Annual Scholarship
Elsie and Erson Giffin Scholarship
FCS Graduate Scholarship
Frances Meyer Hampton Graduate Scholarship
Grote Stahl Sch
Hamand Society of Graduate Scholars
John E. & Mary J. Price Scholarship
Joyce S. Crouse Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship
King-Mertz Research/Creative Activity Awards
King-Mertz Research/Creative Activity College Award of Excellence
Kuhl Family Scholarship
Lillian R. Greathouse Sch
Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences International Merit Award
McNabb-Dow Graduate Scholarship
Mike and Susan Petrik Annual Scholarship Award for Excellence
Mrs. Pratima Niranjan Shah Scholarship
Omar Schmeusser Memorial Scholarship
Ozier Child & Family Award
Rory and Gail Heltsley Steidl Scholarship
Ruth Gaertner Scholarship
Ruth Miller Esbeck Sch
Schmalhausen Family Scholarship
The EIU College Thesis Award of Excellence
The Graduate School Research/Creative Activity Grants
Williams Travel Grants