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Since 1969, Two Ten Footwear Foundation has awarded $18 million to 5,735 students. In 2014, Two Ten helped over 322 students nationwide meet the rising cost of a college education by awarding $800,000 in scholarships.

Higher Education Scholarships

Two Ten offers footwear employees and their families higher education scholarships (2- or 4-year undergraduate degree) based on financial need, academic ability and personal promise.
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NST Higher Education Scholarships

This scholarship fund is available to NST members, their children or grandchildren. The NST scholarship awards will be based on financial need and merit; recipients will receive up to $5,000 a year for four years of higher education. Learn More or Apply

Footwear Design Scholarships

Two Ten provides these scholarship opportunities to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear.
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Footwear Warriors Scholarships

The Footwear Warriors Scholarship Fund was developed exclusively for military Veterans working in the footwear industry. It was designed to promote vocational and higher education among Veterans currently employed, or returning to work in the footwear industry after their tour of duty.
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ARS Sutoria Footwear Design Course and Scholarships

Ars Sutoria offers two 5-day courses per year at Two Ten’s headquarters in Waltham, MA for those students with at least 2 years in the footwear industry. The classes offer a greater understanding of the processes of production of different types of shoe constructions and deeper knowledge of the materials used in each stage of the process.
Learn more about these classes and the dates they are offered on the Ars Sutoria website.

PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy and Scholarships

PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy has launched a series of 3-day, learning CAPSOLES targeted towards Young Professionals to increase the knowledge of footwear design professionals and to develop future leaders.  Classes are held at Two Ten’s headquarters in Waltham, MA.
Learn more about these classes and the dates they are offered on the PENSOLE website.