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Foot Locker Gives $400,000 in Scholarships

There’s more to sports than just the win!

Shawna Newman

November 18, 2021

Foot Locker is awarding 20 college scholarships worth $20,000 each. Learn how to apply, or how to nominate a student-athlete for this opportunity.
Foot Locker Gives $400,000 in Scholarships
The Foot Locker Foundation is offering 20 scholarships for high school student-athletes with remarkable leadership qualities. All 20 of these scholarships are worth $20,000! These scholarships are not just for students with the most scores. A Foot Locker Scholarship winner—also known as Foot Locker Scholar Athlete—is a winner on and off the field.
Let’s hear it for the student-athletes that know there is more to sports than just the win. High school students across America are lacing up their sneakers and pouring their motivation into their team, school work, and communities. Imagine, all those early-morning practices could—literally—pay off!

About Foot Locker’s $20,000 Scholarships

Students may choose to apply for this scholarship, or you can nominate a student with good sportsmanship and strong moral character. You must plan on attending a four-year college to earn your degree.
According to the Foot Locker Foundation, judges evaluate scholarship applications upon six factors below. Students shall:
  1. Embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character.
  2. Display academic excellence.
  3. Are passionate and committed to empowering the community in which they live.
  4. Are confident and enthusiastic about being a leader.
  5. Come from diverse backgrounds.
  6. Are Foot Locker Scholar Athletes material.

A $20,000 Scholarship Could Be Yours!

Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen Deadline: 12/17/21 Award Amount: 20 awards of $20,000 each This year will be the eleventh year Foot Locker has awarded incoming college freshmen with the $20,000 scholarships. Each year one of the 20 winners is selected for the $5,000 Ken C. Hick Scholarship, too. This scholarship is designed for a student that showcases exceptional education achievement. The 2020-2021 winner of both scholarships was Karson Baldwin.
Foot Locker Scholarship winners from last year participated in a variety of sports such as football, soccer, cross country, basketball, tennis, and more. You can find more details about the winners on the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, Winner Page.

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