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
For a summary of the program, click here.