PLEASE CHECK WITH THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SCIENCE DEPARTMENT FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.
All scholarships require full-time attendance (12 hours for undergraduate; 6 hours for graduate) unless indicated otherwise.
All scholarships require a 3.0 cumulative GPA unless indicated otherwise.
All scholarships are for fall and/or spring semester only (summer not included) unless indicated otherwise.
All Family & Consumer Science scholarship recipients are selected by the department, with final approval by the ECU Foundation Scholarship Committee.
Any exceptions must be approved by the department chair and the Foundation Scholarship Committee.


BRILES SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded based on need and a minimum 2.5 GPA. Originally established as part of the Federal Student Loan Program, this scholarship was transferred to the ECU Foundation in 1995.

DCT COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursuing a master’s degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award. Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA and be classified as a junior or above. To receive this scholarship, applicants must provide a plan for a community service project (preferably a project that benefits the Ada community) that will be completed during their junior year, and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member. Preference will be given to students providing evidence of community service during their freshman/sophomore year(s). For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a community service project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented the activities and results of one of their previous community service projects at a state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current service project.

GRACE GEORGE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has completed 45 to 70 semester hours and who has maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students who are interested should submit a current class schedule, current transcript, and a resume which includes work experience, scholastic accomplishments, organizational and service activities, statement of need, and future career plans. Mrs. George was a long-time faculty member at ECU and this scholarship was established in her honor by family, friends, and colleagues.

HIGGINBOTHAM FAMILY FCS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior student with a minimum 3.2 GPA who is involved in local and state student organizations (Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, and the Student Union of the Oklahoma Association of Family and Consumer Sciences) and who also exhibits leadership qualities. Dorothy Higginbotham was an ECU alumna who understood and recognized the value of higher education and established this scholarship as part of her estate planning.

TREASE LAYTON CENTENNIAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SCIENCE ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman who plans to major in Human Development, Hospitality and Food Science. Ms. Layton is an ECU alumna and established this scholarship in gratitude to ECU.

GRACE HYDER RICHMOND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a senior student at the discretion of the department and will be used as assistance in a career search.

ESSIE ROARK COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursuing a master’s degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award. Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA and be classified as a junior or above. To receive this scholarship, applicants must provide a plan for a research project that will be completed during their junior year and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member. Preference will be given to students providing evidence of research with mentoring faculty during their freshman/sophomore year(s). For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a research project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented previous research at a  state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current research project.

WATSON FAMILY CENTENNIAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SCIENCE ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to an ECU student with a declared major of Human Development, Hospitality and Food Science, and preference will be given to those who major in Human Development, Hospitality and Food Science Education. The recipient will be a sophomore or junior classification, with 35-89 university hours completed and has maintained a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA. Scholastic accomplishments, organizational and service activities, work experience, statement of need, and career goals in the field of Human Development, Hospitality and Food Science Education will be required with the official application. Established by Dr. Diana Watson-Maile and her family, this scholarship honors excellence in Human Development, Hospitality and Food Science.