Scholarships for Employee Dependents

Two Ten is committed to making higher education more affordable for footwear families and offers scholarships for dependents of current industry employees.

How We Can Help

Are you a legal dependent of someone who works in the U.S. footwear industry? You may be eligible for tuition assistance for college or vocational/technical training. Two Ten Scholarships are worth up to $16,000 in total. Scholars receive annual awards of $4,000, renewable for up to four years of full-time or part-time study in an accredited associate or bachelor degree program or vocational/technical training program.

Applications open December 1, 2024

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are closed. Applications for 2025-2026 academic year funding will open on December 1, 2024. In the meantime, you can nominate yourself or someone else. We'll send info about the program and email a reminder when applications open.



  • 1. You are (or will be) enrolled in an accredited associate or bachelor degree program or vocational/technical training program.
  • 2. You are the legal dependent of someone currently employed in the U.S. footwear industry who can provide proof they have worked in the U.S. footwear industry, either full time or part time, for at least 24 months total.
  • 3. You can demonstrate financial need based on household size, income and expenses. (Please note: scholarship selection criteria include but are not limited to financial need. Academic potential, character, any special circumstances, and other criteria are also considered.)

To apply for this program you must meet the criteria listed above. You will be asked to supply copies of the qualifying employee's last two paystubs along with an employment verification document from the employer that confirms hire date. (This can be a simple letter or email from a supervisor or company HR department, but must include contact information for the company representative verifying the dates of employment.) You may also be asked to provide your Social Security Number or your FAFSA® EFC (Expected Family Contribution) during the application process.

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