Two Ten Footwear Foundation Scholarships

Since 1969, Two Ten Footwear Foundation has awarded nearly $21 million to 7,089 students. In 2017-2018, Two Ten helped 300 students nationwide meet the rising cost of a college education by awarding $1,000,000 in scholarships.

Two Ten’s scholarships are need-based, therefore applications are graded most heavily on financial need. U.S. footwear employees or the children of U.S. footwear employees, who have worked in the industry for a minimum of two years are eligible to apply for a Two Ten scholarship. We invite you to read through our different opportunities to see which one may be right for you or your family.


Annual Amount

Varies

Additional Selection Criteria

Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships are available to students who meet the eligibility requirements cited below. As a need-based Scholarship Program, awards are made based on financial need in addition to academic performance and personal character.

Students attending or planning to attend an accredited two or four year college, university, nursing or vocational/technical school for full or part-time study are welcome to apply. Awards of up to $3,000 annually are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants or their parents must have a minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years)
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Applicants must show financial need
  • Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational/technical school or nursing school
  • If you have additional questions about our Scholarship Program, please call International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS) at (855) 670-ISTS or email contactus@applyists.com

Two Ten Higher Education Footwear Design Scholarships

Two Ten provides scholarship opportunities to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear. Applicants are evaluated by financial need and design potential.

Unlike our traditional college scholarships, the Footwear Design Scholarship is available to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear.  This program was created in 2003 to assist students with a demonstrated interest and skill in pursuing a career in footwear design. Applicants are evaluated by design potential and financial need. Awards of up to $3,000 annually are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school
  • Applicant must submit three design drawings from their portfolio
  • Click here to apply for a Two Ten Footwear Design Scholarship!

If you have further questions about our Scholarship Program, please call International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS) at (855) 670-ISTS or email contactus@applyists.com.

Footwear Warriors Higher Education Scholarship

The Footwear Warriors Scholarship Fund was developed exclusively for military Veterans working in the footwear industry.

“We live in a great country made safe by Veterans who have served us well in incredibly trying and sensitive times around the world. It’s our collective responsibility to give them something in return, to prepare them for life after service. That’s why we launched this fund and encourage others to donate and help make a difference in the lives of our Veterans.”
Kevin Donahue, Chairman, Quabaug Charitable Foundation

The Footwear Warriors Scholarship was designed to promote vocational and higher education among Veterans currently employed, or returning to work in the footwear industry after their tour of duty.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants or their parents must have a minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years)
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Applicant must be a Veteran
  • Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational/technical school or nursing school

NSRA Higher Education Scholarship

The National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) Scholarship Fund for higher education is open to NSRA retail members who meet the eligibility requirements cited below, which includes:

  • Primary NSRA Retail Member (owner/operator)
  • Children or Grandchildren of Primary NSRA Retail Member
  • Store Employees of Primary NSRA Retail Member

The NSRA scholarship award will be based on financial need in addition to academic performance and personal character.  Recipients will be awarded up to $3,000 a year and these awards are renewable for up to four years of higher education. A total of up to $12,000 during the course of four years can be earned. The recipient must renew their scholarship each year and the NSRA member must continue to be in good standing with the National Shoe Retailers Association.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The NSRA retail member affiliated with the scholarship applicant must be in good standing
  • NSRA scholarship applicants – or their parent or grandparent – must have a minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years).
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational/technical school or nursing school

If you have further questions about our Scholarship Program, please call International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS) at (855) 670-ISTS or email contactus@applyists.com

National Shoe Travelers Higher Education Scholarships

The National Shoe Travelers (NST) Scholarship Fund for higher education is open to NST members in good standing within the association, who meet the eligibility requirements cited below. This scholarship fund is available to NST members, their children or grandchildren. The NST scholarship awards will be based on financial need in addition to academic performance and personal character.

Recipients will be awarded up to $5,000 a year and these awards are renewable for up to four years of higher education. A total of up to $20,000 during the course of four years can be earned. The recipient must renew their scholarship each year and the NST member must continue to be in good standing with the National Shoe Travelers.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • NST scholarship applicants must have a minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years) and be members in good standing
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational/technical school or nursing school

If you have further questions about our Scholarship Program, please call International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS) at (855) 670-ISTS or email contactus@applyists.com


Application Process

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL HAVE TO CREATE/LOGIN AN ACCOUNT TO APPLY FOR ANY OF THE TWO TEN SCHOLARSHIPS

To apply for a Two Ten Higher Education Scholarship, go to:  https://twoten.org/get-help/scholarships/higher-education-scholarships/

Click on scholarship you are interested in.



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Deadline

April 4, 2019

Notification

July 19, 2019

For the application or more information go to:
https://twoten.org/get-help/scholarships/higher-education-scholarships/