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Scholarships by Major

Family & Consumer Science Majors

Scholarships for Family & Consumer Science

These academic scholarships are awarded by the Family and Consumer Sciences department. Please fill out the FCS scholarship application for the scholarships listed below. Contact the FCS department at (205) 665- 6385 for information.

Apply for FCS Scholarships!

A D Walden FCS Scholarship

  • Amount varies. Renewable.
  • Available to Family and Consumer Sciences majors from Houston, Dale or Henry counties only.
  • Financial need considered.
  • Deadline: March 1

Dr. Barbara Fite Scholarship in FCS Education 

  • $2,000. Available to junior Family and Consumer Sciences Education majors only; renewable.
  • Deadline: March 1

Comer Foundation Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Amount varies; renewable for four years.
  • Available only to incoming in-state freshmen with financial need; renewable.
  • Deadline: March 1

Dorothy Tarpley Holmes Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Amount varies.
  • Available to Family and Consumer Sciences majors from Etowah County only.
  • Deadline: March 1

Johnnie Carlisle Endowed Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Amount varies.
  • Available to rising sophomore, junior or senior with financial need.
  • Preference will be given to dietetics students.
  • Deadline: March 1

Josephine Cook Bruister Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Amount varies. Available to rising sophomore, junior or senior with financial need.
  • Deadline: March 1

Lois Ackerley Memorial Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Amount varies.
  • Deadline: March 1

Mary Larkin Scholarship in FCS Education

  • Amount varies.
  • Available to Family and Consumer Sciences education seniors pursuing student teaching during the year of the award.
  • Deadline: March 1

Myrtice Hicks McDaniel/The Birmingham News Scholarship

  • Amount varies.
  • Available to Retail Merchandising majors pursuing internship during year of the award.
  • Deadline: March 1

Robbie Lee Linch Farrow Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount varies. Available to currently enrolled rising junior or senior with financial need. Not renewable.
  • Deadline: March 1

Ruth Stovall Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

  • Amount varies. Available to Family and Consumer Sciences Education majors only.
  • Deadline: March 1

Sara Nell Lightsey Sharbutt and Virginia Stallworth Sharbutt Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Amount varies. Available to students from Bibb and Shelby counties only.
  • Deadline: March 1

Theresa Thomas Whitfield Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Amount varies. Available to currently enrolled students only.
  • Deadline: March 1

Viola Claybrook Family and Consumer Science Scholarship

  • Amount varies.
  • Available to post-baccalaureate students in Family and Consumer Sciences; graduate students in Family and Consumer Sciences Ed.; undergraduates in Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Financial need considered. Renewable.
  • Deadline: March 1

Virginia Coker White Scholarship

  • Amount varies.
  • Preference for Dietetics majors with financial need.
  • Deadline: March 1

W. G. and Floy Abbott Child and Family Studies Scholarship

  • Amount varies.
  • Available to freshmen and transfer students in child and family studies.
  • Service and financial need will be considered.
  • Deadline: March 1