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

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This award honors exemplary PBL members who have made outstanding contributions to the association at the local, state, and national levels. Each state may enter one participant who is a member of an active local chapter and on record as of paying dues by March 1 of the current school year for recognition at the National Leadership Conference. The entry form must be completed by the State Chairman or designee. Criteria for selection of nominees by the state chapter should include:

  • years of participation in FBLA and/or PBL activities
  • extent of participation in state and national conferences
  • contributions to local, state, and national projects
  • and participation in other activities.

Each state may nominate one local adviser who will be recognized at the National Leadership Conference for exemplary leadership, significant contributions to the development of FBLA-PBL members, and belief in the goals of FBLA-PBL and business education.



The Hollis and Kitty Guy Award recognize outstanding local chapters that have actively participated in projects and programs identified with the goals of FBLA-PBL. Active local chapters must be nominated by the state chair and be on record in the national center as having paid dues by April 15 of the current school year. Each state may select two chapters or up to 15 percent of its total number of active local chapters, whichever is greater.



PBL Distinguished Business Leader

This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding PBL members for their activity and involvement in the association. The number of scholarships given depends on yearly contributions to the PBL scholarship fund.

Individual Award and Criteria Information Coming Soon

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)

The National Technical Honor Society is pleased to continue our partnership with FBLA-PBL by helping to promote their mission, providing two scholarships to active FBLA-PBL members who are also current NTHS members in good standing, and providing funding for two FBLA-PBL National Conference events each year. NTHS awards over a quarter of a million dollars in scholarships to its members annually and has been the acknowledged leader in recognizing outstanding student achievement in CTE programs across the country for over 30 years. NTHS/FBLA-PBL members are also eligible to apply for the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship at


  • Applicants must be in 10thgrade or higher.
  • Applicant must be current NTHS member for eligibility
  • A fully completed application must be submitted by the deadline date or forfeit eligibility.
  • Scholarship monies are held up to three (3) years to be used for post-secondary education.

Click here to apply: NTHS Scholarship Application