The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

Foot Locker wants to celebrate YOU, not just because you scored the game-winning point, but because sports have helped you grow into a strong leader at school and in your community. Hence, they are offering The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program to honor student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Twenty-Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money and also many other benefits.

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc is a leading global retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel. The company also operates a direct to customer business offering athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment through its internet, mobile, and catalog channels.


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 2017
  • 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

How to Apply:

  • For applying the scholarship, the candidates must register themselves through the given link:
  • Your full application, including your one non-family letter recommendation, is submitted on time in order to be considered
  • Applicants are required to write and submit two (2) Essays, the first one not more than five hundred words in length, and the second one not more than five hundred words in length, describing or explaining how he/she demonstrate excellence in school, on his/her community.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Twenty Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each 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 the 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.

Application Deadline:

The application closes on December 16, 2016, at 5pm EST for all candidates (even if you live in Central, Mountain, or Pacific Coast time zones).

Link for More Information:




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