Association of College Honor Societies


Phi Upsilon Omicron

Family and Consumer Sciences Honor Society


Admitted to ACHS: 1979

Founded at University of Minnesota, February 10, 1909

No of Active Chapters: 61

No of Alumni Chapters/Clubs: 28

Total Membership: 96635

Number of Regions: 4

Publications: The Candle, Journal of Phi Upsilon Omicron (semiannually) and the Communique, newsletter for National Council and Educational Foundation members (monthly).

Scholarships/Fellowship/Awards: Phi Upsilon Omicron, a National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences, offers an extensive scholarship, fellowship and award program for members. Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships are awarded to members enrolled in family and consumer sciences or a related area. Selection is based on the applicants scholastic record, participation in Phi Upsilon Omicron and other collegiate activities, a statement of professional aims and goals, professional services and recommendations. Some scholarships and fellowship are awarded to members pursuing specific majors or career goals and may require additional documentation. Currently 39 scholarships and fellowships ranging from $500 to $4000 are awarded to members. In addition, seven awards ranging from $250 to $500 are awarded to members.

In addition to undergraduate and graduate scholarships, fellowships and awards, four alumni awards are available to alumni members of Phi Upsilon Omicron. These include an Alumni Research Grant, one Alumni Service Awards and Collegiate Advisor Awards.

Additional information and applications can be accessed from the Phi Upsilon Omicron web site.

For more information on Phi Upsilon Omicron grants and fellowships, see:

or contact Melissa K. Martin by email or at (270) 904-1340

Keywords: Phi Upsilon Omicron, Family and Consumer Sciences

For all other reasons, contact:
Melissa K. Martin, Executive Director, P.O. Box 50970, Bowling Green, KY 42102

Tel: (270) 904-1340  

Email: [email protected]  Website:

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Updated: 11/19/2015