National Program Awards

FCCLA offers national recognition to chapters and individual members who complete projects for National Programs. This honor includes cash awards up to $1,000* and/or special recognition at the National Leadership Conference, online, and on FCCLA Social Media.

  • High School Award - $1,000
  • Middle School Award - $1,000
  • Runner-Up Award - $500

*Power of One is not eligible for a cash award. See details below regarding the Power of One award.

How to Apply

  • Read the Program Award Application Tips
  • Apply online through the FCCLA portal
  • All program award applications are due by March 1
  • Questions? Email


Power of One Award

FCCLA offers national recognition to members who complete all five units of Power of One. This honor includes special recognition on the FCCLA website and at the National Leadership Conference. To gain recognition for your accomplishments, complete the Five Unit Recognition Application and submit it to your chapter adviser. Your chapter adviser must submit your name and a link to the completed form in the FCCLA portal by March 1.

  • Project Ideas
    • Explore STAR & Skill Demonstration Events
    • Create a Safe Rides - Save Lives PSA (FACTS)
    • Strengthen families with FCCLA@theTable (Families First)
    • Participate in the FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Personal Finance Virtual Business Challenge (Financial Fitness)
    • Feed the Need in Your Community with the FCCLA National Outreach Project Lead4Change (Community Service)
    • Advocate for Taking Down Tobacco with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (Student Body)

Members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.