Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
- 15 January 2017
Our scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. Applicant must be entering college in fall 2018 as a freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree.
In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must:- Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2018- Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.)- Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade- Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident- Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible
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Each student will receive $20,000 in college scholarship money for their excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities. The scholarship will be awarded in four equal annual payments of $5,000 throughout the winner's four-year college career. In addition to the $20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes scholarship, one of our 20 winners will also be selected for the Ken C. Hicks scholarship for demonstrating superior educational achievement, outstanding leadership, and a true love of the game. This winner will receive an additional $5000 award (for a total of $25,000). This student will receive their scholarship in four yearly installments, each of $6,250.
Submission of a fully completed online application which includes:- at least 1 non-family member must submit a recommendation on behalf of the applicant through the online application system- Short response essays following the prompts on the online application
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