Individual Awards and Scholarships
In recognition of the outstanding work FCCLA members have completed, Nebraska FCCLA is pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to assist current and past members with the cost of post-secondary education. Nebraska FCCLA offers four different kinds of scholarships. All scholarship applications are due electronically by February 1 and all except the SPOT Scholarship must be sent to the current Board of Directors chair Suzanne Martin from Medicine Valley at firstname.lastname@example.org. “FCCLA Scholarship” must be in the subject line. The SPOT Scholarship must be sent to Angie Ehlers at email@example.com
Student Teaching in FCS Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is awarded to one former member to assist with tuition and expenses that occur during the required student teaching assignment. Individuals completing the Transition to Teaching Program are not eligible for this scholarship.
Lisa Groth Memorial – Family and Consumer Sciences Education Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to develop interest in FCS Education, increase the number of FCS teachers, and increase the potential for additional FCCLA chapters given in honor of Lisa Groth, former FCCLA Chapter Adviser and FCS teacher from Boone Central. This $1000 scholarship is open to up to two students planning to enroll in a 4-year college or university with a major in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.
Non-Family and Consumer Sciences Education Scholarship
This scholarship awards up to two $500 scholarships to outstanding FCCLA members planning to enroll as a full time student in a 2- or 4-year accredited community college, state college, or university with a major in a program other than FACS Education.
State Peer Officer Team Scholarship
The State Peer Officer Team (SPOT) offers one scholarship up to $300 to an FCCLA member who has been involved in programs related to peer education. Preference for this scholarship is given to a member going into a Family and Consumer Sciences related occupation.
Check out the wide selection of National FCCLA scholarships by visiting the National FCCLA Youth Scholarships page.
NEW! CommYOUnity Service Award
The CommYOUnity Service Award recognizes the Nebraska FCCLA member who puts the most community service hours into making their school and community a better place between the days of August 1 and March 1. Applications must be received by March 1st.
NEW! YOUR Three Musketeers Award
This award recognizes the power of members to advocate for FCCLA within their own school. Students who bring in three new members into the organization are encouraged to fill out the form below. The form must be completed by March 1st.
A Day in Your Future
A Day in the Your Future is a state-wide job shadow initiative to connect FCCLA members with family and consumer sciences occupations. The mission of our organization is to promote family and consumer sciences occupations and in the state of Nebraska, these occupations are in high demand across the state. What is a family and consumer sciences occupation? Here are just a few examples:
- interior designer
- marketing and merchandising
- FCS teacher
- marriage and family counselor
- textile research and development
- home furnishings designer
- property manager
- food scientist
- infant educator
- mental health counselor
- early childhood teacher or care provider
- social worker
Matches will be made on a competitive basis and will be made as close as possible to the specific career choice indicated as well as to the preferred geographical location.
Applications are due electronically to the State Adviser by October 1. Program Application is available here.