Association of College Honor Societies


Kappa Omicron Nu

Human Sciences Honor Society

Fellowships and Grants

Admitted to ACHS: 1951

Omicron Nu admitted 1951, readmitted 1968
Kappa Omicron Phi admitted 1972

Founded in 1990 through consolidation of Omicron Nu (founded at Michigan Agricultural College, April 1912) and Kappa Omicron Phi (founded at Northwest Missouri State College, December 11, 1922)

No of Active Chapters: 96

No of Alumni Chapters/Clubs: 3

Total Membership: 142000

Publications: Kappa Omicron Nu FORUM, Dialogue, Collegiate Member Newsletter, Chapter Newsletter, URC Undergraduate Research Journal

Fellowships and Grants: Each fellowship will be awarded on a competitive basis to an active Kappa Omicron Nu member who has demonstrated scholarship, research, and leadership potential. Awards will be made for study and research in the human sciences or one of its specializations at colleges or universities with strong research programs and supporting disciplines for the chosen major or topic. Fellowships are awarded for masters and doctoral study, and research; a doctoral dissertation fellowship is available for critical science research.

One or more research grants are awarded on a competitive basis to an active Kappa Omicron Nu member who meets the criteria of the Kappa Omicron Nu research agenda. Cross-specialization and integrative research is the research priority for the honor society. A new grant is for tenure track assistant professors to support research|creative activities agenda.

For more information on Kappa Omicron Nu grants and fellowships, see:

or contact Executive Director by email or at (517) 351-8335

Keywords: Human Sciences, Family and Consumer Sciences, consumer studies, criminal justice, design, education, exercise science, financial planning, food science and human nutrition, gerontology, health sciences, human environment and housing, individual and family development, institution management, hotel management, restaurant management, kinesiology, leadership, merchandising management, policy analysis and management, resource management, social work, textiles and clothing, apparel and clothing, wellness

For all other reasons, contact:
Dr. Sarah Shoffner, ACHS Representative, 6078 Old 421 Rd., Liberty, NC 27298

Tel: (517) 351-8335  

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Updated: 8/2/2019