Awards

2021 Awards

Please read all awards guidelines carefully. Applicants may submit to only one award, grant, fellowship, or scholarship per year review cycle. Due dates are the second Monday in January 2021 (1/11/2021) unless noted otherwise. Please contact awards@aafcs.org with any questions!

New Achiever Award

Opens October 2020. The New Achiever Award was introduced as a part of the Association’s 75th Anniversary observance in 1984 when it was established to identify and honor emerging family and consumer sciences professionals who have exhibited the potential to make significant contributions to the field through their involvement with AAFCS. 

Guidelines:  Read these first
Printable Version of Online Nomination Form linked below
Online Nomination Form

Leader Award

Opens October 2020. The Leader Award was introduced as a part of the Association's 75th Anniversary observance in 1984 when it was established to identify and honor family and consumer sciences professionals who have made significant contributions to the field through their involvement with AAFCS.

Guidelines:  Read these first
Printable Version of Online Nomination Form linked below
Online Nomination Form

Teacher of the Year

Opens October 2020. Sponsored by Goodheart-Willcox Publisher, the AAFCS National Teacher of the Year award was established in 1974 to recognize exemplary teachers who utilize cutting-edge methods, techniques and activities to provide stimulus and visibility to family and consumer sciences in elementary and secondary education. Please read the guidelines, checklist, and printable version of the online form carefully before submitting your application. 

Guidelines - Read these First!  (prior year guidelines for general reference only)
Checklist
Printable Version of Online Data Form referenced below
Online Data Form



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