Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship Opportunity

The Virginia FCCLA Leadership Foundation is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to current juniors, seniors, first-year graduate students, or career-switchers enrolled at a Virginia college or university. The focus of the scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) or a related field, with the intention of becoming an FCS teacher and FCCLA adviser.

Many students entering Family & Consumer Sciences Education will often major in a related FCS content area and will then pick up the teaching endorsement.

Related FCS majors for this scholarship include:

  • Child Development and Parenting
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education and Services and Pre-K Education
  • Economics and Personal Finance
  • Education – Grades 6-12
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Family and Human Services
  • Family Relations
  • Fashion Design
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
  • Housing and Interior Design
  • Individual Development
  • Nutrition and Wellness/Dietetics

Students who are not planning to enter FCS teaching at the middle or high school level should not apply.

Complete the application below and email it to Completed applications are due on or before November 1, 2023