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Foot Locker is Awarding 20 Students a $20,000 Scholarship

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.

Shawna Newman

December 14, 2022

Foot Locker is Awarding 20 Students a $20,000 Scholarship
There’s more to sports than just the win!
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 winning. High school students across America are lacing up their sneakers and pouring their motivation into their teams, schoolwork, and communities. Imagine, all those early-morning practices could—literally—pay off!

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program 2023

Whether you're the team captain or the team encourager, Foot Locker wants to hear how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used them to create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you. Applicants will be judged based on whether they embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes are trusted and respected members of their schools and communities. They have built strong relationships with and will leave a lasting impact on other students, teachers and administrators, and community members. Students may choose to apply for this athletic 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 considering the six factors below. Students shall:
  • Embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character.
  • Display academic excellence.
  • Be passionate and committed to empowering the community in which they live.
  • Be confident and enthusiastic about being a leader.
  • Come from diverse backgrounds.
  • Be Foot Locker Scholar Athletes material.
  • A $20,000 Scholarship Could Be Yours!

    Applicants must display academic excellence. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes are intellectually curious, set high academic goals for themselves, and excel in their studies. They must also be passionate and committed to empowering the community in which they live. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes have made a significant commitment to improving the lives of others. Applicant must be confident and enthusiastic about being a leader. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes aren’t reluctant role models. They are confident, honest, and passionate leaders who take on challenges for the greater good and come from diverse backgrounds. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes share key attributes, which are as follows: proactive and highly motivated; inspiring and charismatic; honest and trustworthy; genuine; strong and courageous. Available to: High School Seniors Deadline: 1/30/23 Award Amount: 20 awards of $20,000 each This year will be the twelfth 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 educational achievement. The 2021-2022 winner of both scholarships was Taft Foley III.
    Foot Locker Scholarship winners from last year participated in a variety of sports such as football, soccer, cross country, basketball, tennis, and even marching band. You can find more details about the winners on the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, Winner Page.

    Scholarships for Student Athletes

    There are many scholarships available for students involved in sports or extracurricular activities. Check out the below scholarships for student-athletes from all types of sports:

    Esports Scholarships

    Men’s Basketball Scholarship

    Men’s Basketball Scholarship

    Women’s Basketball Scholarship

    Marching Band Scholarship

    John Panion Memorial Baseball Scholarship

    Softball Scholarship

    LeVert Hoag Tennis Scholarship

    Matthew Flower Wrestling Scholarship

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