Missouri FCCLA Scholarship Opportunities
Family and Consumer Sciences Career Clusters Scholarship
The Family and Consumer Sciences Career Clusters Scholarship is available for students planning to major in a two-year or four-year degree program in a Family and Consumer Sciences career cluster area, including:
- Early Childhood Education and Services
- Food Production and Services
- Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
- Housing, Interiors and Furnishings
- Textiles and Apparel
- Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Applicants are also eligible to apply for a scholarship from the Missouri Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (MAFCS), the Missouri Association of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. See the Scholarship Policies document for more information.
*Majors in elementary education, middle school education, or secondary education are not eligible.
2023 FCS Career Clusters Scholarship Winners
Outstanding FCCLA Leadership Scholarship
The Outstanding FCCLA Leadership Scholarship is available for candidates who demonstrate outstanding leadership and participation in FCCLA programs and activities. Two-year and four-year awards are available. Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
2023 Outstanding FCCLA Leadership Scholarship Winner
National FCCLA Scholarship Opportunities
National FCCLA, along with their generous partners and sponsors, award over $13,500 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 FCCLA Portal under the Surveys/Applications tab – Scholarships.
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 of America, as well as the National Technical Honor Society.
- The $1000 scholarship is applied directly to the college or university for tuition. See application for eligibility and rules.
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.
- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) will award a $1500 scholarship to one current, qualified FCCLA member.
- Applicants must fulfill the eligibility requirements and agree to be evaluated based on the application information provided.
- Recipients will be selected by representatives from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
- The scholarship application is open to FCCLA members who have a registered Take Down Tobacco account, completing Take Down Tobacco 101 and Rise of Vaping on https://www.takingdowntobacco.org/ and members who have affiliated nationally with FCCLA by March 1.
- Scholarship winner is required to attend NLC and present a workshop. CTFK provides a $1000 travel stipend.
College and University Scholarship
FCCLA Memorial Scholarship
- The FCCLA Memorial Scholarship honors the leadership and contributions of members and leaders and is open to FCCLA members who are graduating high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree at an accredited institution.
- Applicants should exhibit outstanding leadership, community service, and demonstrate well-roundedness through various activities.
- A one-time scholarship of $2500 will be payable directly to the college or university the recipient is enrolled in for the fall semester. Funds must be applied toward tuition, room, and/or board.
The Honorees of the FCCLA Memorial Scholarship
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 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.