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Scholarships

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.

All of our scholarships noted below are awarded to eligible applicants for up to four consecutive academic years based on the standard four year higher education model. After your initial award year, you only need to fill out a renewal application with us. All applications, both new and renewal, are handled and maintained by our online scholarship administration company, ISTS. Please read through our different opportunities below so you can apply to the appropriate single scholarship.

Important dates

12/1- Scholarship application opens*
*Renewal applicants will receive an email with specific instructions

3/31 – All scholarship applications close

PLEASE NOTE: If a scholar doesn’t renew their award by the date listed above, their scholarship will be lost for the academic year.

6/30 – Scholarship winners are notified

Higher Education Scholarships

Two Ten offers footwear employees and their families higher education scholarships to two or four year undergraduate programs based on financial need, academic ability and personal promise.
Learn More or Apply

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, academic ability and personal promise.  Recipients can receive up to $5,000 a year for four years of higher education. Learn More or Apply

Footwear Design Higher Education Scholarships

Two Ten provides these scholarship opportunities to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear. Applicants are evaluated by financial need and design potential.
Learn More or Apply

Footwear Warriors Higher Education 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.
Learn More or Apply

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.