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KEAFCS members have the opportunity to apply for state and national awards. The state deadline for 2021 NEAFCS Award applications is Monday, March 1. Committee members will review and send to the appropriate next step.

Kansas Awards

Click on this link to be directed to more information about state awards: The Scholarships / Friend of FCS and First Timers Awards 


National Awards 

General Information

  • All information for awards is on the NEAFCS Awards Page
  • Log in on the NEAFCS Page . This is required to complete the online application. 
  • While applying online, you will be asked to select your state and region.  Kansas is in the Central Region. 
  • DSA and CE have special requirements, see this page for details on these awards.
  • The following are the general steps to applying for any award:   

Steps to Apply

  1. Review various links on the NEAFCS Awards Page. Start with reviewing awards available in the Awards Manual or Awards at a Glance.
  2. Once you have selected the award, review the requirements in the Awards Manual.
  3. Complete online application.  It is best to use an outline format that addresses each of the required elements in the order listed in the award description. 
  4. Include an action photo that supports the award.  The national winners will be displayed. 
  5. Write a 30 word summary of the application.  This will be used in the awards booklet for national winners.
  6. Complete online application section which includes a 30 word summary and uploading award document and supporting files.
  7. Send an e-mail to Robin Eubanks-Callis to notify that you have uploaded materials.


Award Categories 

Scholarship/Friend of FCS/First Timers
  1. Greenwood Frysinger Award
  2. Florence Hall Award 
  3. Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award
  4. Mary W. Wells Memorial Diversity Award
Professional Development Awards
  1. Distinguished Service Award
  2. Continued Excellence Award
  3. Extension Educator of the Year Award
  4. New Professional Award
Program Awards
  1. Program Excellence through Research Award
  2. Early Childhood Child Care Training Award
  3. Food Safety Award
  4. Community Partnership Award
  5. Extension Housing Outreach Award
  6. Family Health & Wellness
  7. Environmental Education Award
  8. Human Development/Family Relationships Award
  9. School Wellness Award
  10. Social Media Education 
  11. SNAPED/EFNEP Educational Program Award
  12. Excellence in Multi State Collaboration Award
  13. Master Family & Consumer Sciences Volunteer Award
  14. Excellence in Teamwork Award
  15. Extension Disaster Education Award
  16. Innovation in Programming Award
  17. Innovation in Youth Development Program Award
Communications/Public Affairs Awards
  1. Newsletters
  2. Written Press Release
  3. Radio/Podcast
  4. Television/Video
  5. Educational Curriculum Package
  6. Educational Publications
  7. Internet Education Technology
  8. Marketing Package Award
Kansas Awards

Awards specific to KEAFCS members

KEAFCS Awards two scholarships: The Friend of FCS and a First Timer to NEAFCS Award each year.  To apply for these complete the forms listed at the right, and submit to the Committee Chair by the May 15 deadline. 




Award Deadlines

Award Applications and Letters of Nomination must be submitted by

Monday, March 1, 2021.


First Timers, Friend of FCS, and Scholarships - State Only Awards  -- Due on May 15.