Apply Now for a DECA Scholarship
The 2013-2014 DECA scholarship program is now open and accepting applications. DECA’s scholarship program provides over $300,000 in scholarships and will be awarded at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, Georgia on May 3-6, 2014.
DECA scholarships are strictly merit based and are administered by DECA Inc. based on guidelines set by the donor. Scholarships are focused around leadership, employment, and/or career interest.
Many of the scholarships come from DECA’s corporate partners. Below is an overview of the application criteria and a sampling of the companies that contribute to DECA’s scholarship program:
> Career Interest and/or Employment: Hilton Worldwide, Marriott, NAPA, Publix, Safeway, Walgreens
> School-based Enterprises (SBE): Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc., Vistar Corporation
> Entrepreneurship: International Franchise Association Educational Foundation, NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation
> Leadership: Through the Harry Applegate Scholarship Program – PepsiCo Chilled DSD, PDC Productions, M&M Productions USA, Custom Resources, Goodheart-Willcox Publishing, Journeys and the DECA Regions.
Don’t delay! Application deadline is January 17, 2014.