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California FCCLA: The California Affiliate of FCCLA makes a variety of educational scholarship available for its members. Often times, funds are not awarded for lack of applications. Don't miss out on your opportunity at money to assist with your advanced education. All scholarships listed below can be applied for by completing just one application form. Simply check off those scholarships where you meet the minimum qualifications and the selection committee will consider your application for the award. Applications are due postmarked by March 1st.

Available Scholarships
California FCCLA Leadership Scholarship (Blake Kelley Memorial)
Awarded during the annual California FCCLA Leadership Meeting to an active California FCCLA member who has shown outstanding leadership and service at the state, region, and/or chapter levels; has made personal contributions to the home, school, and community; has a scholastic average of at least a B (3.0/4.0); has financial need; and plans to major or train in a Home Economics Careers and Technology related field at a university, community college or specialized private training/education program.

Rose DeBenedetti Home Economics Teachers Association of California (HETAC) Scholarship
Awarded during the annual California FCCLA Leadership Meeting to an active California FCCLA member who has shown leadership and service at the state, region, and/or chapter levels; has made personal contributions to the home, school, and community; has a scholastic average of at least a B (3.0/4.0); has a financial need; and plans to major or train in a Home Economics Careers and Technology related field at a university, community college or specialed private training/education program. In addition to a monetary award, the student and the student's primary California FCCLA advisor will receive complimentary one-year memberships to the Home Economics Teachers Association of California (HETAC). Note: A student can only receive one of the HETAC sponsored scholarships in any given year.
 
Home Economics Teachers Scholarship; Sponsored by the Home Economics Teachers Association of California  (HETAC)
Awarded during the annual California FCCLA Leadership Meeting to an active California FCCLA member who has shown leadership and service at the state, region, and/or chapter levels; has made personal contributions to the home, school, and community; has a scholastic average of at least a B (3.0/4.0); has financial need; and plans to major in Home Economics Careers and Technology for the purpose of becoming a HECT teacher. Enrollment will need to be verified at a university, community college or specialized private training/education program. In addition to a monetary award, the student and the student's primary California FCCLA advisor will receive complimentary one-year memberships to the Home Economics Teachers Association of California (HETAC).  Note: A student can only receive one of the HETAC sponsored scholarships in any given year.

California Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (CA-AFCS) Scholarship
This is a scholarship that will be awarded during the annual California FCCLA Meeting for a graduating high school senior who has been active in California FCCLA and who plans to become a Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher; and has a scholastic average of at least a B (3.0/4.0).

California Home Economics Education Foundation (CHEEF) Scholarship
Awarded during the annual California FCCLA Leadership Meeting or Leadership & Management Conference to an active California FCCLA member who is enrolled in a Consumer and Family Studies (CFS) course or Home Economics Related Occupation (HERO) course, and plans to major or train in a Home Economics Careers and Technology related field at a university, community college or specialized private training/education program; who has shown leadership and service in the school, home, and community; has a scholastic average of at least a B (3.0/4.0); and has financial need.

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Scholarship
SPECIAL NOTE: NO application to the California FCCLA organization is required! This is a pre-approved scholarship award to each and every California FCCLA member who meets the qualifications! The scholarship is being awarded to every California FCCLA Officer, above the chapter level, during their junior or senior year who plan to attend the CIA. California FCCLA Officers must specify on their CIA Admissions application which California FCCLA officer position he/she held. Serving as a Region Officer qualified for $500; State Officer qualifies for $1,000; and a National Officer qualifies for $1,500. These scholarships are non-renewable and are awarded for the highest position held. This scholarship is for CIA applicants only.

ELIGIBILITY
For all of the scholarships listed above, only students who have taken Home Economics Careers and Technology courses at the secondary level and who enroll to major or train in a Home Economics Careers and Technology related field at a university, community college or specialized private training/education program are eligible for these scholarships. In order to receive the scholarship funds, students must submit a notice of matriculation from the school, college or university that shows evidence that he/she is enrolled in course work toward the approved Home Economics Careers and Technology related specialization.

California FCCLA Officer Scholarships
Annually awarded during the State Leadership Meeting to California FCCLA Officers who successfully complete their term of office and meet the established criteria including having a scholastic average of at least a B (3.0/4.0). This scholarship is for each officer who meets the criteria making them eligible to receive a scholarship up to the amount of $1,000.

ELIGIBILITY
Only California FCCLA Officers who successfully complete the requirements for their term of office and meet the established criteria are eligible to apply and receive this scholarship. In order to receive the scholarship funds, former state officers must be enrolled in an advanced training or post secondary program at a university, community college, or specialized private training/education program.

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