Scholarship Alert: Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and Image may contain: 19 people, people smiling, textwithin their communities.



  • 20  Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000. The scholarship will be awarded in four equal annual payments of $5,000 throughout the winner’s four-year college career.


  • Be a U.S. Citizen/Resident
  • 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
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Non-Family Member
    • This person should be a teacher, coach, administrator, or mentor who is able to attest to how you have demonstrated great character and leadership in sports, school, and your broader community
  • 2 Essays
    • Sports teach important lessons in leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship. How have you embodied these qualities on your team and in your community? (Your community could include: your volunteer experiences, any leadership roles at your school or youth groups, and/or any other projects or efforts you think we should really know about!). Suggested length of 300-500 words.Describe a defining moment in your life that has helped to shape your dreams and plans for the future. (Be sure to describe your academic/career goals and any challenges you’ve faced or are currently facing and how they have shaped your aspiration). Suggested length of 300-500 words.
  • Keep Handy
    • List of extra-curricular activities to include organizations, teams, clubs, honor societies, etc

Due December 15, 2017

Application Link:


Winners to be announced:

June 2018

Don’t be afraid to apply because if it is for you it will be.  Please contact if you would like any help in applying.

Good Luck!

One Comment Add yours

  1. Wow where was this when I was looking for scholarships!


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