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 to three (3) outstanding FCCLA Members who are active National Technical Honor Society participants.

  • Selection Criteria: Recipients will be chosen based on their remarkable contributions and leadership 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

Johnson & Wales Scholarship

Each year, Johnson & Wales University awards scholarships to outstanding FCCLA members. These scholarships are awarded to accepted incoming students, and the amount can range from $1,000 to full tuition.

  • Terms: Based upon participation in organization and transcripts
  • Conditions: Renewable for up to 4 years; participate in and give support to JWU's FCCLA activities
  • Application Process: Apply for admission and indicate membership.
  • Deadline Date: Scholarships are awarded on an ongoing basis. Applications received prior to January 1 will be considered for full tuition.
  • Selection Criteria: Any accepted incoming student who is a past or present member of FCCLA
  • Eligible Campus: All
  • Minimum/Maximum: $1,000 up to full tuition

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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.


Hilton Hotels Hospitality Scholarship

The 2024 Hilton Hotels Hospitality Scholarship ($1,000) will be awarded to a high school senior who is interested in pursuing a degree in the hospitality field and will be attending a two- or four-year degree-granting institution starting the 2024 Fall Semester. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the information provided, and a recipient will be chosen by a selection committee. The application deadline is March 1, 2024, at 5:00 PM ET.

  • Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • is a graduating high school senior and an active FCCLA member
    • is affiliated with national FCCLA by March 1, 2024
    • is currently a senior (grade 12) in high school
    • has a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (based on a non-weighted 4.0 scale)
    • will be attending a two- or four-year degree-granting institution, and interested in pursuing a degree in the hospitality field, starting the 2024 Fall Semester
  • Selection Criteria: Applications will be evaluated for style and expression as well as content. Conciseness of written remarks is recommended.
  • Scholarship Award: The selected recipient will receive a one-time scholarship award of $1,000, which will be directly disbursed to the scholarship recipient. The funds must be utilized for tuition, books, room, and/or board expenses.

Zwilling Culinary Arts Scholarship

The 2024 Zwilling Culinary Arts Scholarship ($1,000) will be awarded to a high school senior who is interested in pursuing a degree in the hospitality field and will be attending a two- or four-year degree-granting institution starting the 2024 Fall Semester. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the information provided, and a recipient will be chosen by a selection committee. The application deadline is March 1, 2024, at 5:00 PM ET.

  • Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • is a graduating high school senior and an active FCCLA member
    • is affiliated with national FCCLA by March 1, 2024
    • is currently a senior (grade 12) in high school
    • has a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (based on a non-weighted 4.0 scale)
    • will be attending a two or four-year degree-granting institution, pursuing a degree in the culinary field, starting the 2024 Fall Semester
  • Selection Criteria: Applications will be evaluated for style and expression as well as content. Conciseness of written remarks is recommended.
  • Scholarship Award: The selected recipient will receive a one-time scholarship award of $1,000, which will be directly disbursed to the scholarship recipient. The funds must be utilized for tuition, books, room, and/or board expenses.

 

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