Awards in LifeSmarts
National LifeSmarts Championship Awards
- Scholarships are awarded to four winning teams and the top five students at the National LifeSmarts Championship.
- 1st Place team (5 students) at $1500/each + Amazon gift card
- 2nd Place team (5 students) at $1000 /each + Amazon gift card
- 3rd place teams (10 students) at $750/each + Amazon gift card
- Scholarships are awarded to the top five students at the National LifeSmarts Championship.
- Topic assessment winners in Consumer Rights & Responsibilities; Personal Finance; Technology & Workforce Preparation; Health & Safety; and Environment; $500/ each + Amazon gift card
- Community Service Scholarships
- OTC Medicine Mentor Individual Scholarships (5 students) at $1000 each
- Identity Theft Essay Contest Winners (5 students) at $1000 each
- Additional yearly awards
- Students and Coaches of the Year
- 2 students – Amazon gift card
- 2 coaches – Amazon gift card
- All team coaches (head coach only) – Amazon Gift Card
- Travel Stipends
- We also award $35,000 in travel stipends annually
Awards vary by state but can include travel stipends, trophies and/or prizes and even scholarships. Check with your State LifeSmarts Coordinator for additonal information.
- LifeSmarts Director’s Achievement Awards – Coming Soon!
- Graduating Senior Recognition
- Graduating Seniors attending the National LifeSmarts Championship receive special recogntion at the event
- 20/20 Club
- TeamSmarts Awards
- LifeSmarts Spirit of Sportsmanship
Students and coaches can also earn smaller prizes, such as gift cards, by participating in other LifeSmarts contests. These include:
- The T-shirt contest at the National LifeSmarts Championship
- The social media contest(s) at the National LifeSmarts Championship
- Other special contests as part of the National LifeSmarts Championship
- Alumni Internship
- Alumni Association
- Partner Organization Competitions
Prizes are often awarded to the top-scoring teams in the LifeSmarts FBLA Challenge, the BPA Personal Finance Challenge and Technology & Workforce Preparation Challenge, the FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl, the LifeSmarts 4-H Summer Challenge, and the LifeSmarts SkillsUSA Health & Safety Challenge.