The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Whether you're the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used to them create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you. JUDGING CRITERIA In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must: 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, administrators, and community members. 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. Be a confident and enthusiastic leader. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes aren't reluctant role models. They are poised, honest, and passionate leaders who take on challenges for the greater good. Display academic excellence. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes are intellectually curious, set high academic goals for themselves, and excel in their studies. Come from a diverse background. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes have unique life stories, are from different places, have varied academic ambitions, and play a wide range of sports. Be Foot Locker Scholar Athletes material. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes share key attributes: Proactive and highly motivated Inspiring and charismatic Honest and trustworthy Genuine Strong and Courageous PRIZING Twenty Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money for their excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities. The scholarship will be awarded in four equal annual payments of $5,000 throughout the winner's four-year college career. In addition to the $20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes scholarship, one of our 20 winners will also 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 $5000 award (for a total of $25,000). This student will receive their scholarship in four yearly installments, each of $6,250. In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must: 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 Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible.

Award Information

Award Amount
$20,000
Number of Awards
20
Application Deadline
December 15
Available to Class Level
None specified
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
3
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization

Foot Locker Foundation
Address
Not reported
City, State, Zip
Not reported, ,
Telephone
Not reported
E-mail
Not reported
Website
Not reported

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