DECA Student Scholarships

DECA’s scholarship program provides over $200,000 in scholarships to high school and college DECA members at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) each year. Many corporate partners of DECA provide scholarships through the DECA scholarship program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit-based.

Annual Amount


Additional Selection Criteria

Ask your school counselor if your school has a DECA chapter and register through the chapter advisor. For Collegiate DECA members that do not have a chapter, you may apply as an individual member.

Application Process

Apply through the DECA membership system and click on “Student Member Portal.” Only current, submitted DECA members may apply, using their membership ID # and password. Once logged into the student member portal, click on the “Apply for Scholarships” button at the top.

Once in the scholarship portal, complete your profile and click “Submit” at the bottom. After submitting your profile, the scholarship applications will populate with any scholarships for which you meet the criteria. Scholarship applications may be saved and finished later, providing that your Student Profile is submitted. Be aware that the scholarship program will time out after 20 minutes of non-usage.




January 13, 2023

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