Youth Scholarships

FCCLA, along with FCCLA’s generous partners and sponsors, award over $13,500,000 in scholarships and awards annually. FCCLA members are strongly encouraged to apply for the following youth scholarship opportunities.

All scholarships can be found in the portal the Surveys/Applications tab - Scholarships.

National Technical Honor Society Scholarship

The National Technical Honor Society Scholarship is presented each year to two (2) outstanding FCCLA members, who are also active participants in the National Technical Honor Society.

  • Selection Criteria: Recipients will be chosen based on their remarkable contributions and leadership both within FCCLA and the National Technical Honor Society.
  • Scholarship Award: The recipients of this scholarship will be granted a $1,000 award, which will be directly applied to their college or university tuition.

The 2023-2024 application opens on October 1, 2023, and will close on March 1, 2024

2023 National Technical Honor Society Scholarship Winners

  • Claire Pagliarullo, Georgia
  • Jorge Sanchez, Florida

Take Down Tobacco Advocate of the Year Scholarship

FCCLA is proud to partner with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for the Take Down Tobacco initiative and recognize one (1) outstanding youth member as the 2024 Take Down Tobacco Advocate of the Year. 

  • Scholarship Details: The recipient will receive a $1,500 scholarship from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and a $1,000 travel stipend to attend the 2024 National Leadership Conference in Seattle, WA. 
  • Eligibility: Applicants must fulfill the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the scholarship:
  • Presentation Opportunity: The scholarship winner must attend the 2024 National Leadership Conference in Seattle, WA, and present a Take Down Tobacco workshop. A $1,000 travel stipend will be provided to assist with travel expenses.
  • Application and Selection Process: Recipients will be selected by representatives from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids based on the application information provided.

2023 Taking Down Tobacco, Advocate of the Year Winner

  • Hannah Leyendecker, Arizona

FCCLA Memorial Scholarship

The FCCLA Memorial Scholarship pays tribute to the remarkable leadership and contributions of members and leaders. This scholarship opportunity is open to graduating high school seniors who are FCCLA members who plan to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited institution.

  • Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Must be a graduating high school senior and an active FCCLA member.
    • Must plan to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited institution.
  • Selection Criteria: The recipients of the FCCLA Memorial Scholarship will be chosen based on the following:
    • Demonstrated outstanding leadership skills.
    • Active involvement in community service initiatives.
    • A well-rounded profile showcased through participation in diverse activities.
  • Scholarship Award: The selected recipient will receive a one-time scholarship award of $2,500, which will be directly disbursed to the college or university they are enrolling in for the fall semester. The funds must be utilized for tuition, room, and/or board expenses.

2023 FCCLA Memorial Scholarship Winner

  • Nathaniel Janssen, Minnesota
  • FCCLA Memorial Scholarship Honorees

    Through this scholarship, we honor the memories of remarkable individuals who have left a lasting impact on our organization and the lives of countless others. Let us remember and pay tribute to the exceptional legacy of the following FCCLA Memorial Scholarship honorees:

    Coleene Jossy (1999)

    Coleene Jossy was 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.

    Beth Middleton (1999)

    Beth Middleton 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.

    Frank W.H. Fort (2008)

    Frank W.H. Fort was 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 (FCS) education and FCCLA youth leadership opportunities throughout his life.

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