Calling all athletes who score big in their communities! National Sports Apparel Retailer Foot Locker will be awarding 20 incoming college freshmen across the country with $20,000 in scholarship funding to attend a four-year college. 

 

One of the 20 winners will also be selected for the Ken C. Hicks scholarship – named for the company’s retired Chief Executive – for demonstrating superior educational achievement, outstanding leadership, and a true love of the game.  This winner will receive an additional $5,000 award.  

 

Ideal candidates will exemplify how sports have helped them grow into strong leaders at school and in their communities. To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

 

·       Must be a current high school senior entering an accredited, four-year U.S. college or university in the Fall of 2016

·       Must be a current member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or are involved in after-school sports (e.g., intramurals, martial arts, etc.)

·       Must have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to the first semester of their senior year

 

It’s easy to apply. Just visit this website to submit your application. Faculty and staff can nominate a student by clicking here. The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 17!

 

For a summary of the program, click here.