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Two Ten Scholarships

Since 1969, Two Ten Footwear Foundation has awarded over $24.2 million in scholarships to 6,354 students.

Two Ten’s scholarships are need-based, therefore applications are graded most heavily on financial need. U.S. footwear employees or the children of U.S. footwear employees, who have worked in the industry for a minimum of two years are eligible to apply for a Two Ten scholarship. We invite you to read through our different opportunities to see which one may be right for you or your family.

Congratulations Two Ten Scholars!

We are proud to announce our class of two Ten Scholars for the coming academic school year.


Higher Education Scholarships

Two Ten offers footwear employees and their families higher education scholarships to either two or four-year undergraduate programs based on need.

Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships are available to students who meet the eligibility requirements cited below. As a need-based Scholarship Program, awards are made based on financial need in addition to academic performance and personal character.

Students attending or planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college, university, nursing or vocational/technical school for full or part-time study are welcome to apply. Awards of up to $4,000 annually are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.

Higher Education Scholarship application

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Higher Education scholarship applicants must have a minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years) and be members in good standing
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational/technical school or nursing school

What is the Program timeline?

  • Application Open: December 1, 2020
  • Renewal Application Open: January 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • Employee Program verification Deadline: April 8, 2021
  • Notification of Selection Results: by June 2021
  • Funds Disbursed: August 2021
Renewal Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

In addition to our above-noted requirements, applicants must upload a current college transcript and maintain a 2.5 GPA or above.

PLEASE NOTE: All information must be submitted electronically. Any information sent physically to Two Ten or ISTS will not be attached, therefore marking the application as incomplete.


For additional information regarding the scholarship program or assistance with your application, call toll free (855) 670-ISTS (4787) Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central

Or, Email with any questions, or check out our FAQ page.

Professional Development Scholarships

Two Ten provides scholarships for professional development programs that enhance and empower your career in the footwear industry. Two Ten has partnered with some of the best educational resources in the footwear industry to bring you several opportunities to strengthen your career, regardless of background and focus. We are excited to offer scholarships and discounts for each course and encourage everyone to apply. The goal is to increase the knowledge base of footwear professionals and to develop future industry leaders.

Have questions? Check out our FAQ page.

Educational Resources and Services

Two Ten provides educational services to assist students and families navigate the college experience. Below is a list of resources to help guide students and families through a variety of important educational challenges.

  • Salt Money: Salt is a resource that helps you plan for, pay for and repay the cost of your degree.
  • uAspire: Through student advising and training, uAspire removes financial barriers to higher education.
  • Unigo: A free service that connects students to scholarships, provides ACT/SAT prep and provides admissions advice.
  • Student Loan Resources: Information for students and parents borrowing loans and tips on how to best manage funds based on their unique situations.
  • Recovery Village: Offering scholarships to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction