Human Ecology Scholarships
Challenging Careers in the Sociology of Humans and their World
Human Ecology attempts to make sense of Man in the scope of his natural environment. It is very nearly Ecology turned upside down. Professionals work in sociology, politics, environmental matters and many other areas in which the ecology of humanity might figure.
Scholarship ProgramsOhio State University, College of Human Ecology
Most Human Ecology scholarships at OSU College of Human Ecology are not based on financial need but criteria such as academic performance, GPA, leadership qualities and for some of these scholarships, criteria is dependent upon the city, county or high school the applicant resided in/attended. Most of these scholarships range from $500 - $1500:
- William M. and Darlene Aldrige Scholarship. This scholarship awards a Human Ecology major from Highland High School in Highland County with high moral values. Students with CPHR of 3.0 and above are given preference.
- Richard T. and Iola Keller Brown Scholarship Fund. This award is set aside for a junior or senior majoring in Human Ecology who demonstrates academic promise, leadership and service to the university. Preference is given to students with 3.0 and above GPA or CPHR.
- Paul G. and Gary B. Korn Scholarship. Financial need is a factor in awarding this scholarship to a junior or senior majoring in Human Ecology with an interest in the food industry.
There is no application process for either the Human Ecology Achievement Scholarship, or the Human Ecology Endowed Scholarship; instead they will be presented to undergraduates who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement. Financial need may also be a factor. However, students must apply for the following MSU scholarships:
- College of Human Ecology Distinguished Freshman Scholarship Program. This award is for an entering freshman in the Department of Family and Child Ecology. Scholarship may be renewable for up to four years depending upon academic performance.
- College of Human Ecology Distinguished Transfer Scholarship Program. This award is for an entering transfer student in the Department of Family and Child Ecology. Award may be renewable for a second year depending upon academic performance.
The following scholarships provided by the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, are presented to faculty-nominated outstanding students selected by the College of Human Ecology. Awards are generally under $500 each:
- Georgia Bell Scholarship in Child and Family Service.
- Ramey Scholarship in PreK - 4.
- Michelle Pearce Memorial Scholarship in Interior Design.
- Mary Jo Cochran Scholarship in Food and Nutrition.
Graduate Scholarships in Human Ecology from the University of Texas-Austin are awarded to currently enrolled graduate students based on progress on research topics. The Division of Human Development and Family Sciences annually awards over $19,000 in graduate scholarships:
- Isora and Thomas Cooke Endowed Human Ecology Scholarship.
- Mary Ellen Durrett Scholarship in Human Development and Family Sciences.
Texas and Louisiana residents will be given preference for these scholarships. Applicants must have a B.S. degree in Human Ecology and be pursuing a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Sciences:
- Ima Hogg Memorial Scholarship in Human Ecology.
- Estelle B. Sharp Memorial Scholarship in Human Ecology.