Scholarships for NST Families

The National Shoe Travelers (NST) Scholarship Fund for higher education was developed for NST members, their children or grandchildren.

How We Can Help

If you're a member of NST in good standing or the child or grandchild of an NST member in good standing you may be eligible to apply for a higher education scholarship worth up to $20,000 in total. NST scholars receive annual awards of $5,000, renewable for up to four years of part time or full time study in an accredited associate or bachelor degree program or vocational/technical training program.

Know someone who might benefit from this program?

If you know someone who may be eligible for this scholarship, we encourage you to nominate them. We'll send info about the scholarship, the link to apply and reminders about the due date.



  • 1. You are (or you are the child or grandchild of) a member of the National Shoe Travelers (NST) organization in good standing .
  • 2. You are (or will be) enrolled in an accredited associate or bachelor degree program or vocational/technical training program.
  • 4. 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, special circumstances, and other criteria are also considered.)

To apply for this program you must meet the criteria listed above. 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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