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Two Ten Scholarships

2022 Scholarship Poster
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Since 1969, Two Ten Footwear Foundation has awarded over $24.7 million in scholarships to 6,419 students — including children of U.S. footwear industry employees who cannot afford a college education, and U.S. footwear industry employees themselves.

With the opportunity to receive up to $4,000 per year for a maximum of four years, Two Ten scholarships make it possible for footwear families who cannot afford the cost of higher education to send their children to college.  For industry employees, Two Ten scholarships provide an opportunity to improve their skills and career by advancing their education.

Two Ten’s scholarships are need-based, therefore applications are predominately evaluated 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!



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, 2021
  • Renewal Application Open: January 4, 2022
  • Application Deadline: April 15, 2022
  • Employee Program verification Deadline: April 8, 2022
  • Notification of Selection Results: by June 2022
  • Funds Disbursed: August 2022
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, visit where Program Support Agents are available via live chat and email Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST.

If you have questions about a current application or award please email or visit the 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.

Congratulations Two Ten Scholars!

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


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.

  • Scholly: Scholly is the #1 college scholarship app in the world and has helped students win more than $100 million dollars in scholarships.
  • 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