Each fellowship and grand will be awarded on a competitive basis to a KON member who has demonstrated scholarship, research, and leadership potential. Awards will be made for study and research in family and consumer sciences or one of its specializations at colleges or universities with strong research programs and supporting disciplines for the chosen major or topic.
Eileen C. Maddex
Fellowship, $2,000 - awarded annually from an endowment in the Omicron Nu Fellowship Fund in honor of her contributions as Omicron Nu Executive Director.
National Alumni Fellowship - $2,000 awarded by the National Alumni Chapter.
National Grants to Chapters
Scholar Program - Variable Grants awards will be based on the year's total initiates according to the following schedule once each biennium.
Hettie Margaret Anthony Fellowship, $2,000 - awarded for doctoral study from the Kappa Omicron Phi Fellowship Fund in honor of her as founder of Kappa Omicron Phi at Northwest Missouri State University.
Omicron Nu Research Fellowship, $2,000 - awarded annually for doctoral research form the Omicron Nu Fellowship Fund.
One or more grants are awarded annually that meet the criteria of the KON research agenda. Cross-specialization and integrative research is the research priority for the honor society. Multi-year proposals will be considered.
National Alumni Chapter Grant, $1,000 - awarded annually as a project of the National Alumni Chapter.
New Initiates Grant, $3,000 - awarded annually from the Kappa Omicron New New Initiates Fund.
For more on Fellowships and Grants, please visit our national website www.kon.org.