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, Stefanie Wenz at firstname.lastname@example.org; “FCCLA Scholarship” must be in the subject line. The SPOT Scholarship must be sent to Carmen Hall 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 FCS 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.
SPOT Scholarship Fillable – updated application coming soon!
Check out the selection of National FCCLA scholarships by visiting the National FCCLA Youth Scholarships page.
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.
High Five Membership Award
Members who recruit five new members to join their FCCLA chapter. The form must be completed by March 1st.
Power of One
Students who complete all 5 units of Power of One are recognized at the State and National levels. Advisers will have to select students eligible for Power of One recognition and upload the students’ application in the Portal by March 1. Students in Nebraska will be recognized during the Recognition Session at the State Leadership Conference. Deadline: March 1