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In the vast landscape of educational opportunities, the Facs Scholarship stands out as a beacon of hope for those seeking financial assistance. At its core, this scholarship aims to bridge the gap between aspiration and achievement, recognizing the pivotal role that finances play in educational pursuits.

Facs Scholarship

At its core, the FACS (Family and Consumer Science) Scholarship is a unique financial aid program designed to support students in their pursuit of higher education. More than just a monetary grant, this scholarship aims to identify and nurture individuals with exceptional potential, offering them a chance to thrive academically and personally.

As a FACS major, you have access to these exclusive FACS scholarships:

1. Undergraduate

Step 1: Meet Requirements

  1. Be admitted into an approved undergraduate major program in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.
    If you are an incoming freshman to UGA with a major in FACS, submit your application with a copy of your acceptance letter from UGA to be considered for undergraduate scholarships.
  2. Approximately ¼ of the scholarships are need based and require that you have completed a FAFSA for the upcoming academic year.
  3. Meet any additional criteria that are specific to the scholarship eligibility requirements as stipulated in the fund agreement. View Scholarship List to check additional criteria.
  4. You will need to ask one faculty member for a reference.  Follow the directions for submitting your online application, which includes selecting a faculty reference.  Get approval from a faculty member before selecting them as a reference on a scholarship application.
  5. All scholarships require full-time enrollment (12 hours).

Step 2: Apply

To avoid being timed out on the application, please review the scholarship questions before submitting your application.

Please use the link to apply.

2. Graduate

Graduate scholarships can help pay for tuition, books, fees, housing, and meal plans. Apply using the button below. We will let you know by the end of April if you have been awarded a scholarship.

Step 1: Meet Requirements

  1. Be admitted into an approved graduate program in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Approximately ¼ of the scholarships are need based and require that you have completed a FAFSA for the upcoming academic year.
  3. Meet any additional criteria that are specific to the scholarship eligibility requirements as stipulated in the fund agreement. View Scholarship List to check additional criteria.
  4. We must receive a reference form from a faculty member by the deadline.
  5. All scholarships require full-time enrollment (12 hours).

Step 2: Apply

To avoid being timed out on the application, please review the scholarship questions before submitting your application.

Please use the link to apply

3. Study Away

Study Away (international and domestic) scholarships help cover the cost of your trip. Apply using the button below. We will let you know by the end of March if you’ve been awarded a scholarship.

Step 1: Meet Requirements

  1. You must be an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student majoring in a FACS degree program and a participant of a FACS approved Study Away program, which includes both international and domestic destinations.
  2. Any scholarship criteria that mentions enrollment in a specific major as a condition for eligibility requires that you be admitted to the major.
  3. To be awarded, you must meet any additional criteria that are specific to the scholarship eligibility requirements as stipulated in the fund agreement.
  4. You will need to ask one faculty member for a reference. Follow the directions for submitting your online application, which includes selecting a faculty reference.  Get approval from a faculty member before selecting them as a reference on a scholarship application.  Applications with reference are due by 5:00pm on January 3.

Step 2: Apply

To avoid being timed out on the application, please review the scholarship questions before submitting your application.

Please use the link to apply

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Conclusion

In the tapestry of educational opportunities, the Facs Scholarship weaves a narrative of empowerment and transformation. As we conclude this exploration, the importance of financial aid in unlocking doors to education resonates, urging aspiring scholars to embrace the journey with determination and hope.

Unique FAQs about Facs Scholarship

  1. Is the Facs Scholarship limited to specific academic fields?
    • The Facs Scholarship caters to a diverse range of academic disciplines, ensuring inclusivity across various fields of study.
  2. How can I enhance my chances of securing the Facs Scholarship?
    • Crafting a compelling personal statement and ensuring all application requirements are met significantly improve your chances.
  3. Are there age restrictions for applying to the Facs Scholarship?
    • The Facs Scholarship welcomes applicants of all ages who meet the eligibility criteria, fostering inclusivity in education.
  4. Can international students apply for the Facs Scholarship?
    • Yes, the Facs Scholarship is open to both domestic and international students, promoting global access to education.
  5. What role does technology play in the Facs Scholarship application process?
    • Technological innovations streamline the application process, making it more accessible and efficient for applicants worldwide.