2017-2018 FCCLA Youth Scholarships
FCCLA and its partners and sponsors award up to $480,000 in scholarships and awards annually. FCCLA members are encouraged to apply for the following youth scholarship opportunities.
Beth Middleton Memorial Scholarship
The Beth Middleton Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Beth Middleton. Beth was the 1997-98 National Vice-President of Individual Programs and served as an intern with the FCCLA national organization during the summer of 1999. Beth had also served the national organization as an A PLUS facilitator and as a STOP the Violence program facilitator.
This scholarship is awarded to a current or former national or state officer who is a high school senior. The award recognizes outstanding leadership, academic excellence, community service, and who demonstrates well-roundedness through various activities. One application per state may be submitted. The $400 scholarship is payable in two installments and must be applied to college tuition, room, and/or board.
2017 - 2018 Recipient
Alexis Peeper, OK
Raye Virginia Allen State President's Scholarship
The Raye Virginia Allen State Presidents Scholarship was established to honor Raye Virginia Allen in recognition of her achievements as a Foundation Trustee, former member of the national Board of Directors, Honorary Member, first FCCLA Texas State President, Golden Circle Friend, and National Folk Art Chairperson.
The $2,000 Raye Virginia Allen State President's Scholarship will be awarded to a current or former state president who is a high school senior to pursue any field of study. The award recognizes academic excellence, outstanding leadership, and significant volunteer experience. The recipient will be selected by an FCCLA awards committee based on the application information provided. This scholarship is a one-time cash award payable directly to the college or university.
2017 - 2018 Recipient
Mia Kegley, NE
Scholarship Support to Attend National Leadership Conference
Coleene Jossy Memorial Scholarship
The Coleene Jossy Memorial Scholarship was established in 1999 in honor of Coleene Jossy, a former member and alumni member of FCCLA. Coleene was a strong supporter of FCCLA, and worked with many states through her business in Washington State, Atlas World Travel.
The Coleene Jossy Memorial Fund will award a $500 scholarship annually to a current or former FCCLA State Officer on the basis of outstanding leadership, academic excellence, and significant volunteer experience. Funds must be applied toward the National Leadership Conference. If the recipient does not attend the National Leadership Conference, the funds will not be disseminated.
2017 - 2018 Recipient
Morgan Knave, VA
Frank W.H. Fort Civic Engagement/Leadership Scholarship
The Frank W.H. Fort scholarship was established in memory of Frank Fort, an FCCLA state adviser for New Mexico, a member of the National Board of Directors of FCCLA, National President of the State Supervisors (NASAFACS) division of ACTE, a National Alumni Achievement Award recipient of FCCLA and a strong advocate of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) education and FCCLA youth leadership opportunities throughout his life. He was an adventurer and risk-taker who did not wait for something to happen; rather, he sought a means to make something happen. Frank was willing to step out of the box into the unknown searching for opportunities for growth, improvement, and innovation. Frank died in 2008 at the age of 36 from carbon monoxide poisoning.
National FCCLA will award one individual (middle, junior or senior high) member $500 to support attendance at the National Leadership Conference (NLC). If the student submitting the proposal or a participant in the project is unable to attend NLC, the award will still be presented but the monetary stipend will not. The FCCLA national scholarship will be given annually at NLC. The financial amount will be presented prior to NLC to support recipient's attendance.
2017 - 2018 Recipient
Aron Garcia, TX
Japanese Exchange Scholarship
Japanese Exchange is a scholarship opportunity for FCCLA members to travel to Japan for four-to-six weeks as an exchange student. This scholarship is funded by the Kikkoman Corporation and administered by Youth For Understanding (YFU) USA. Fourteen FCCLA members receive scholarships worth more than $11, 000 each.
Members must be in their sophomore or junior year in high school. YFU Japan has an eligibility age range for students posted on the YFU website. The scholarship application is located on Youth for Understanding, USA's website. Members must complete the application along with the FCCLA Supplement Form on YFU’s website. To learn more visit http://fcclainc.org/programs/japanese-exchange.php.
National Technical Honor Society Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to two (2) qualified FCCLA members, who are also current members of the National Technical Honor Society. Recipients will be selected based on their contribution and leadership within Family, Career and Community Leaders, as well as the National Technical Honor Society. The $1,000 scholarship is applied directly to the college or university for tuition, room, or board. See application for eligibility and rules.
2017 - 2018 Recipients
Madison Comer, VA
Brianna Marrufo, TX
Scholarship Opportunities through Competitive Events
Thanks to our competitive event partners and sponsors, FCCLA Members who participate in competitive events may also be eligible for additional scholarships and awards. These opportunities are updated yearly and details for each opportunity are announced in the spring via Fast Facts.
A summary of FCCLA’s competitive event opportunities is located here: fcclainc.org/programs/competitive-events.php.
A listing of current STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) partners is located here: fcclainc.org/programs/partners.php.
2018 Hospitality Scholarships
Marriott Hotels & Resorts Hospitality Scholarship
The Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel Hospitality Scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who is interested in pursuing a degree in the hospitality field or college student currently enrolled in a hospitality, tourism and events program. The $5,000 scholarship is a one-time cash award payable directly to the recipient. Funds must be applied toward tuition, room and board, or books.
Click here for Marriott Hotels & Resorts Hospitality Scholarship Eligibility Rules.
Omni Hotels & Resorts Hospitality Scholarship
The Omni Hotels & Resorts Scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who is interested in pursuing a degree in the hospitality field or college student currently enrolled in a hospitality, tourism and events program. The $1,000 scholarship is a one-time cash award payable directly to the recipient. Funds must be applied toward tuition, room and board, or books.
Click here for Omni Hotels & Resorts Hospitality Scholarship Eligibility Rules.
Westin Hotels & Resorts Hospitality Scholarship
The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hospitality Scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who is interested in pursuing a degree in the hospitality field or college student currently enrolled in a hospitality, tourism and events program. The $5,000 scholarship is a one-time cash award payable directly to the recipient. Funds must be applied toward tuition, room and board, or books.
Click here for Westin Hotels & Resorts Hospitality Scholarship Eligibility Rules.