Youth Scholarships

Youth Scholarships

1. PA FCCLA STAR Event Scholarships

Many opportunities for scholarships can be earned while competing in PA FCCLA STAR Events. Very generous schools offer scholarships to the top three competitors in the state in many categories. For information about the STAR Events that are eligible for these scholarships, contact the PA FCCLA State Facilitator, Mrs.Nadine Standley at

Pennsylvania FCCLA would like to thank the Scholarship Sponsors of PA FCCLA STAR Events:

Culinary Institute of America

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

IUP Academy of Culinary Arts

Sullivan University

2. Pennsylvania FCS Youth Leader Scholarship Opportunities

The Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences offers scholarships in all related FCS fields. Check the website for more information and applications:

  • PAFCS FCCLA Incoming Freshman Scholarship

  • PAFCS Incoming Freshman Scholarship

  • PAFCS Undergraduate Scholarship

3. Scholarships for active HS FCCLA members: Some schools give scholarships to new students because they were active FCCLA members. Ask your school admissions about FCCLA scholarships.

  • Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

  • Johnson & Wales University

  • Pittsburgh Technical College

4. National FCCLA Youth Leader Scholarship Opportunities

National FCCLA offers several scholarships to student members who plan to further their education after high school. Usually due by March 1. Check the national website for more information under Youth Leaders, Youth Scholarship page.

5. Japanese Exchange Scholarship: Japanese Exchange is a scholarship opportunity for FCCLA members to travel to Japan for four-to-six weeks as an exchange student. This scholarship is funded by the Kikkoman Corporation, administered by Youth For Understanding USA. Check the national website for more information under National Programs, Japanese Exchange.