The National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) is partnering with Two Ten Footwear Foundation to provide scholarship opportunities for the first time to NSRA retail members, their children and grandchildren and employees.
The NSRA’s scholarship awards 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 NSRA.
Eligibility requirements include: A minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two yard) and be members in good standing. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizen. Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational or technical or nursing school.
In addition to these requirements, the applicant must upload a current college transcript and maintain a 2.5 GPA or above. Applications are due by April 1. Scholarship winners will be notified by June 30.