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Retailing and Consumer Sciences Student Scholarships

The School of Family and Consumer Sciences administers a variety of scholarships for which only RCSC students are eligible. Scholarship recipients are most likely to be students with strong records of community or campus leadership, service and academic achievement.

Some scholarships are based on financial need or minority status. Students are expected to enroll for a minimum of 12 units. To be considered for a scholarship, students should complete the CALS Online Scholarship Application. You can submit your application online at http://cals.arizona.edu/OAP/scholarships/info.html

Priority consideration for fall and spring scholarship allocations will be given to applications received by 4 pm on the Thursday before the University of Arizona spring break. Questions can be referred to your major advisor.

Ruth Cowden Undergraduate Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences
Eligibility : Outstanding undergraduate students in the various major field of family and consumer sciences and nutritional sciences. Candidates are nominated by the appropriate departments and school and are subject to the approval of the Dean's office and the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Value: The number and amount varies. Scholarship may be renewed subject to the approval of the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Source: A gift from the estate of Ruth R. Cowden, a graduate of the University of Arizona and a long-time supporter of our College of Agriculture and Life Sciences School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

John and Clara Bruhn Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility : Outstanding undergraduates at the University of Arizona with superior academic records. Preference will be given to Retailing and Consumer Sciences majors who are Arizona residents. Nominations are made by the Scholarship Committee of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences subject to the approval of the Office of the Dean and the Office of the Student Financial Aid.
Value: Annual scholarships at approximately $1000
Source: A gift to the University of Arizona from Miss Caroline Bruhn in memory of her parents, John and Clara Bruhn.

Carol Anderson Entz Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility : Full time juniors enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, majoring in animal sciences or retailing. Applicants must have attained a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Candidates will be selected by the scholarship committee, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, subject to the approval of the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Value: One scholarship of $600
Source: Friends and relatives of the late Carol Anderson Entz and Donald C. Entz Jr., University of Arizona students (1971-1976).

Levy's Scholarship in Business
Eligibility : Upper division students who were employees of Levy's and their sons and daughters, with a major relating to the retail business. Candidates are nominated by the University of Arizona College of Business and Public Administration and the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. This will alternate beginning in 1987-1988 with the College of Business and Public Administration in odd numbered years. If there are not eligible candidates among the students with Levy's affiliation, the scholarship will be offered to upper division students in the above field who are graduates of Tucson area high schools. Recipients are named by the appropriate Dean subject to the approval of the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Value: One scholarship of $600
Source: An endowment established by the employees of Levy's, a former major retail firm in Tucson.

Elizabeth Morton Scholarship
Eligibility : Upper division students with excellent grades in the fields of Medicine or Retailing. Award alternates yearly between the two fields.
Value: Varies, depending on endowment earnings
Source: Endowment established by Mr. and Mrs. John E. Morton, Jr., in memory of their daughter, Elizabeth Leigh Morton.

Joseph and Lillian Cacioppo-Young Scholarship
Eligibility : Junior and senior students enrolled in Retailing and Consumer Sciences program in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences with above average grades.
Value: Several of $1000 annually
Source: Joseph and Lillian Cacioppo-Young

Kimberly J. McManus-Lopez Scholarship in Retailing
Eligibility : Upper division students are nominated by the faculty of Retailing and Consumer Sciences and named by a special committee, including family members, subject to the approval of the Office of Student Financial Aid. A GPA of 3.0 cumulative and UA financial need designation are both required.
Value: One annual scholarship of approximately $1,000
Source: Friends, family and colleagues of the late Kimberly McManus-Lopez, an 1981 alumnus of our School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

JC Penney Company, Inc. Scholarship
Eligibility : One scholarship to be awarded to a student with a major in Retailing and Consumer Sciences, and a second scholarship available to a student in any academic major.
Value: Two annual awards may vary in amount (approximately $1500 each)
Source: JCPenney Company, Inc

Bear Creek Corporate Scholarship
Eligibility : Upper division students majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences preferably with a 2.7 GPA or better. Value: Two annual awards of $1000 each depending upon funding
Source: Bear Creek Corporation

Terry Lundgren/Federated Department Stores Scholarship
Eligibility : Students majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences, in Business or Liberal Arts, but committed to retailing career.
Value: Annual awards of $500 - $1000 per year depending upon funding
Source: Terry Lundgren, President and CMO, Federated Department Stores and Federated Foundation.

WalMart Scholarship
Eligibility : Upper division students majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences with a 2.7 GPA or better.
Value: $500 to $1000 each depending upon funding
Source: WalMart Foundation

Walgreens Scholarship
Eligibility : Upper division students majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences with a 2.7 GPA or better.
Value: Annual award of $1000
Source: Walgreens Corporate Office

Bridgestone/Firestone Scholarship
Eligibility : Upper division students majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences with a 2.7 GPA or better.
Value: Annual awards of $1000 depending upon funding
Source: Bridgestone/Firestone Corporation

California Industry Study Tour Scholarship (awarded in December)
Eligibility : Must be a junior or senior in Retailing and Consumer Sciences to be eligible for the Tour. Minimum GPA of 2.5 or above and financial need required.
Value: Annual awards
Source: Student Retailing Association and Discover Financial Services

Other Scholarships

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Scholarships
- application available online at: http://cals.arizona.edu/OAP/scholarships/info.html

School of Family and Consumer Sciences Council of Alumni and Friends
Eligibility: More information available in SFCS main office, FCS 205.
Value: Annual at $1,000.

Arizona Family and Consumer Science Scholarship
Eligibility: Undergraduate at an Arizona university, at least a second semester sophomore majoring in areas of Family and Consumer Science. Award based on student's academic, extra-curriculum and professional excellence.
Value: Annual award of $1,000.
Special Application forms available in SFCS main office, FCS 205.

Josephine and Benjamin Webber Trusts
Established to support female students from Arizona mining communities who were interested in studying “home economics” curriculums, the Webbers established two trusts. Their desire was to ensure that Hispanic women living in Arizona mining communities (finishing high school in an Arizona mining community) who were interested in studying a home economics curriculum be given preference for the funds from their Trusts. More information available at: http://cals.arizona.edu/webbertrusts.

Asian American Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Association
The Asian American Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Association annually provides scholarship opportunities for enrolled Asian Pacific American students at the University of Arizona. Often these are merit based awards for which applicants will be evaluated based on outstanding academic performance and other commendable academic related and/or community related activities. More information is available at: http://web.arizona.edu/~aafsaa/.

Hispanic College Fund
The Hispanic College Fund provides talented and underprivileged Hispanic youth with vision, mentors, resources and scholarships. We are passionate about our mission to develop the next generation of Hispanic professionals and it's our partnerships with business, government and foundations that are making their success a reality. More information is available at: http://www.hispanicfund.org/.

 

 

 



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