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Scholarship — Leadership — Research

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Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers for presentation at the 2020 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD June 26-28, 2020. $1,000 prize to one recipient.

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KON Scholarship, Fellowships and Grants

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The Mission of Kappa Omicron Nu is to promote empowered leaders through excellence in scholarship, leadership, and research in the human sciences.

Our vision includes lifelong opportunities for professional and personal growth through networking, education and service.

We value strong affiliate networks, continuing advancements in one's profession, and recognition of quality scholarship, leadership, and research.

KON defines the human sciences professions eligible for membership to include:

  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Food Science & Human Nutrition, Hotel / Restaurant Management
  • Human and Child Development, Gerontology, Social Work
  • Textiles & Apparel, Design, Merchandising Management
  • Interior Design and Human Environment
  • Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Athletic Training
  • Health Sciences, Wellness
  • Educator training in these fields

ACHSKappa Omicron Nu is proud to be a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). The mission of ACHS is to build a cohesive community of national and international honor societies, individually and collaboratively exhibiting excellence in scholarship, service, programs and governance. Only non-profit honor societies may become member of ACHS.

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