North Dakota FCE has many scholarships and grants to award to NDFCE members, NDFCE clubs and students. If you would like more information on the scholarships and grants listed below please contact me. All applications are due by April 1st each year. Please send all applications to:
Melissa Eiter, 1050 38 ½ Ave W, West Fargo, ND 58078 (701)306-0709
Freshman Scholarship – This is awarded to two or more high school seniors who plan to enroll at an accredited college or university offering a major in Family or Consumer Sciences or related field leading to a B.S. or B.A. degree.
Mary Laycock Scholarship– This is awarded each year to a junior enrolled in the College of Human Development and Education at North Dakota State University for use during the senior year. Mary Laycock served many years as Barnes County Extension Agent.
Emily Freeman Graduate Scholarship - This is awarded to a North Dakota resident holding a Bachelor Degree in Human Development and Education or related field who has been accepted in the North Dakota State University Graduate School to work towards a Master’s degree from the College of Human Development and Education. Emily Freeman was the Associate Home Economics Leader, NDSU Extension Service, for many years.
Grace DeLong Scholarship – This scholarship is for a North Dakota FCE member interested in improving employability through additional education or training. One scholarship will be awarded annually. Grace DeLong was a county, district and state demonstration leader. Under her leadership the county and state Extension Homemaker’s Councils were organized; she was instrumental in founding the National Extension Homemaker’s Council.
Arthur Schultz Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is for a North Dakota FCE member interested in improving employability through additional education. One scholarship will be awarded annually. Arthur Schultz was the Director of the North Dakota Extension Service from 1961-1972. He passed away while serving in that position.
Arlene Sagness Memorial Grant – Monies will be awarded annually to one or more North Dakota FCE clubs for community service projects. Arlene Sagness was actively involved in Extension Homemakers (FCE) for 26 years. Her involvement reached past the club level to the North Dakota Board of Directors and to serving as Safety Chairman for the National Association for Family and Community Education. Her interest in the Oral History project of our national organization led to her involvement in our state project. She understood the contributions that “Memories of North Dakota Homemakers” could make to our organization as well as to all of the citizens of our state.