CHS Graduate Scholarships
Online applications for the College of Human Sciences Scholarships are available ONLY during the first part of the Spring Semester for awards that are to be distributed the following academic year. Recipients must be enrolled in the term(s) that the monies will be disbursed. Not all scholarships listed below may be offered; availability of awards will be determined on an annual basis.
Available Graduate Scholarships
Hallie Deaton Choate Scholarship - The recipient of this award must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Human Sciences in good academic standing. . He/She may be a transfer student if two semesters as a full-time student at Florida State University have been completed. If from Basic Studies, he/she must have completed one term as an upper level student. Provide evidence of merit and need.
Jacqueline Bouder Clemens & Leslie E. Clemens Scholarship - The recipient of this award must be a graduate student majoring in Family and Child Sciences or Nutrition; have worked professionally in his or her field for at least three years; demonstrate high scholarship (3.0 grade point average or above); have the ability to work well with others; and possess high moral standards. He/She should also demonstrate leadership skills and evidence of active involvement in a related professional organization.
Costa and Emma Kittles Scholarship - The recipient of this award must be a black African-American student; have completed at least one semester of study in the College of Human Sciences; and have a GPA of 2.25 or above. He/She is to demonstrate a need for financial assistance and the potential for successful completion of the undergraduate/graduate degree pursued.
Florence Smith McAllister Endowed Fellowship - The recipient of this award must be a graduate student classified as full-time (9 semester hours) and be enrolled in the College of Human Sciences with a major in one of the departments of the College; have maintained at least a 3.75 GPA on a 4.00 scale; and have outstanding character, leadership and participation in university activities. Please provide three letters of recommendation from people who can verify these three traits.
Elsie Thomas Miller Scholarship - This award is designated for an outstanding Human Sciences major. To qualify, the student must be a full-time student; be an undergraduate (junior or senior) or a graduate student, majoring in Family and Child Sciences, Family Relations, or Nutrition; show evidence of academic ability; and show evidence of financial need. Preference will be given to students who have begun their own families.
Margaret Rector Sandels Scholarship - This scholarship recognizes excellence in scholarship. The recipient of the award must be a doctoral student classified as full-time (9 semester hours) and be enrolled in the College of Human Sciences with a major in one of the departments of the College; have maintained at least a 3.75 GPA on a 4.00 scale; and have a signed Ph.D. prospectus on file. Please provide two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the major professor.
Dr. Ava D. Rodgers Endowed Scholarship - The recipient of the award must be a doctoral student in a declared major in the College of Human Sciences and be from the Southeastern United States (FL, GA, AL, MS, SC, NC and TN). Preference will be given to female candidates meeting the criteria.
Genevieve Thomas Scholarship - The recipient of this award must be a black African-American student; have declared a major in the College of Human Sciences; and have completed at least one semester of study in the College.
Wilson-Sitton Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded on an alternate basis annually between an undergraduate (odd year) and graduate student (even year). Students must have been enrolled for at least one semester; have maintained a 3.5 grade point average for initial award; and may be in any degree program in the College of Human Sciences (not including Interdivisional Programs). A minimum 3.25 grade point average is required in the renewing year. Students must submit a 1-2 page typed statement regarding their professional goals, focusing on how their degree will help them to reach these goals.
For additional information regarding the College of Human Sciences Scholarships listed above, please contact Ms. Tara Hartman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850-644-7221.