IFHE Development Fund

The IFHE Development Fund offers project grants to professionals in developing countries and is managed by IFHE-US. It aims to increase visibility to Home Economics, accomplish a major intervention or build capacity of an IFHE Organisation and support Home Economists in addressing UN issues (read more about Development Fund projects).

Next grants will be awarded at the IFHE World Congress in Atlanta, USA in 2020.

Disaster Assistance Partnerships

Since 2010, Disaster Assistance Partnerships (DAP) supports Home Economists to recover Home Economics programs in developing countries after destruction by natural desasters. Assistance can be requested from affected Home Economic professionals.

Learn more: IFHE Special Newsletter and 2018 activities.



IFHE Scholarship

The IFHE scholarship recognizes students for achievements in promoting the profession and putting its interdisciplinary values into practice. It aims to identify and financially support Home Economics students to advance the profession on an international level through work on an international project. The nine month scholarship offers a two-year membership to IFHE and reimbursement of travel costs to international IFHE meetings and related events.

2020 Scholarship theme: Promoting international Home Economics with young people.

The next scholarship cycle starts 2021, application information will be published late 2020/early 2021.

Travel grants

IFHE World Congress Travel Grants

Forty-five grants to pay Congress 2020 registration and accomodation at the congress hotel were made available to IFHE members from developing countries.

Details and selection criteria are published online at least 18 months before. For travel grants to the Atlanta 2020 World Congress see the website of the XXIV World Congress website.

International Home Economics Services (IHES) Scholarship

IHES offers eight scholarships for home economics professionals from developing countries to attend the IFHE World Congresses. Recent scholarships were granted for travel to the event in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, August 2020.

Please find details and application procedure at the AAFCS website.


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