Through various awards and scholarships, FBLA Middle School is a great way to be recognized for your achievements.

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The Young Leader Award recognizes members with extraordinary commitment to leadership and community service. Members must have achieved at least the LEAD Explore Award to be eligible for this award. Each state may nominate one member as entry to represent them at the NLC for this award.



Dressed to Impress! (Formerly Uniform Challenge)

FBLA’s professional attire grant program for students

We are excited to announce the opening of the 2022 FBLA Dressed to Impress Applications! FBLA aims to provide business attire for up to three members in each state, one from each of the three student divisions: FBLA Middle School, FBLA High School, and FBLA Collegiate.


  • Open to all FBLA members in good standing.
  • Must be dues-paid members by the application deadline.
  • Applications must be submitted by October 15, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.

Criteria & Application Information:
In order to complete the application in its entirety, FBLA Middle School and FBLA High School students must complete the application with an adviser. FBLA Collegiate students can choose to complete their application on their own or with the help of an adviser. All students must be in good membership standing.

For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions found here.



This scholarship is designed to award FBLA and FBLA Middle School members with funding that will serve as a leadership investment to assist members in attending NLC.  The scholarship is to be used for conference and travel-related expenses.  Up to 50 scholarships will be awarded.

Criteria & Application Information

  • Open to FBLA and FBLA Middle School Members who plan to attend NLC.
  • Must be dues-paid members as of March 1.
  • Must submit NLC Scholarship application.
    • The completed application form.
    • Applicants must have a cumulative, minimum weighted grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.  Unofficial transcript must be provided that verifies GPA.
    • A resume outlining involvement in FBLA or FBLA Middle School, leadership positions held, and awards received.
    • A one-page signed letter of recommendation from the applicant’s local chapter adviser describing the applicant’s qualifications and achievements, and affirming demonstrated financial aid.
  • One page essay.  The topic: “How has FBLA or FBLA Middle School Enhanced Your Leadership Skills?”  Essay must be double spaced and Times New Roman or Calibri 12-point font.
Each NLC scholarship will be $500, plus a complimentary registration to NLC.
Application Deadline:
April 15, by 5 p.m., Eastern

Complete Scholarship Guidelines:
NLC Scholarship Guidelines