The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program awards $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities. The college scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university.

Applications are due on December 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST.


For the eighth consecutive year, Foot Locker will be awarding 20 incoming college freshman with
$20,000 in scholarship funding (totaling $400,000) to pursue a 4-year college degree – not
because they scored the most touchdowns or goals, but because sports have helped them grow
into strong leaders at school and in their communities.

As an extra bonus, one of our 20 winners will 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 $5,000 award.

This year’s 20 winners will join the program’s seven previous classes of Foot Locker Scholar
Athletes, which will result in 160 total scholarship recipients since the program’s inception in 2011.
By 2019, Foot Locker will have contributed nearly $3 million to supporting the education and
future of some this generation’s most promising leaders, both on and off the field.


The scholarship is open to students who:
● are current high school seniors entering an accredited, four-year US college or university
in the Fall of 2019
● are currently members (in good standing) of a high school sports team or are 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

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