Home Economics Services Offers Eight Scholarships to Attend the XXIV IFHE World
International Home Economics Services (IHES) invites home economics
professionals from developing countries to apply for financial assistance with
expenses to attend the International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) World
Congress in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, August 2-8, 2020.
Congress theme is “Home Economics: Soaring Toward Sustainable Development.” Applications
are welcome from any IFHE member (There is still time to join IFHE by going on
line to ifhe.org). A priority for
the IHES scholarship is to promote engagement by emerging professionals, thus
graduate students who are studying in a home economics-related program in the
United States or Canada are especially encouraged to apply, with priority given
to those from countries in Africa, South and Central America, and Puerto Rico.
will be given to members of IFHE who have not yet attended an IFHE Congress.
(8) IHES scholarships will be given. Each scholarship will provide $1700 USD. Applications
need to show that the applicant has resources for the remainder of the Congress
are due no later than September 15, 2019. Applications are to be submitted via
e-mail to the address at the end of the application form. The IHES scholarship
selection committee will review the applications and select the recipients. Notification
of awards will be sent no later than November 1, 2019.
help IHES distribute this information to individuals who may need financial assistance
to attend the XXIV IFHE World Congress 2020 and who will use the experience to
enrich home economics in their country and internationally.
Thanks to those who have already donated to the 2020 Congress Travel Grants fund. These funds are used to support the travel costs of IFHE members from developing countries to attend Congress in Atlanta in August 2020.
While the 45 budgeted travel grants will be for $1000, donations can be made for any amount and donations will be pooled together to make a $1000 grant. Donations are requested by June 30, 2019 so potential attendees can request and be awarded the grant by the end of 2019. Early Bird Registration for Congress will open in April 2020.
Details on donations are found on this attached Invitation to Donate. Contact Janine Duncan or Bev Card (emails on flyer) for any questions.
Dear IFHE Members, dear interested Home Economists,
On behalf of IFHE Acting President Dr. Gwendolyn HUSTVEDT and the IFHE Congress Organising Committee please find attached the Second Announcement regarding the XXIV IFHE World Congress 2020 in Atlanta, USA to the theme: “Home Economics: Soaring Toward Sustainable Development”.