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SKECHERS Financial Hardship Scholarship

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Offered by SKECHERS Foundation

Reviewed by Zach SkillingsLast updated Apr 10, 2024
5 awards worth

$5,000

Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

May 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Paying for college can be challenging, but scholarship opportunities like the SKECHERS Financial Hardship Scholarship make it a little easier. Open to high school seniors with demonstrated financial need, this $5,000 scholarship is awarded to five eligible students every year who plan to attend an accredited 4-year college, 2-year college, or vocational/technical school. The best part? This scholarship is open to students from all fields of interest! No matter what you plan to study, you’re eligible for this scholarship as long as you have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and write an essay describing your educational and career goals. If you’re a college-bound high school senior who could use some tuition assistance to achieve your goals, we encourage you to apply!

About SKECHERS Foundation

Established in 2010 to help children in need, the Skechers Foundation is dedicated to strengthening communities to ensure the health, success, and well-being of youth around the world. The Foundation invests in a global network of charitable organizations dedicated to embracing individuals with diverse abilities, improving education, empowering disadvantaged families, and providing humanitarian, disaster, and economic relief. By supporting millions through products and services, the Skechers Foundation aspires to make a valiant effort in creating stronger, self-sufficient individuals for future generations.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Citizenship

U.S. Citizens

Minimum GPA

3.0

Application information

You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

Essay Prompt

What are your educational and career goals?

Maximum 250 words

Essay Prompt

Is there any additional information regarding family or personal circumstances you would like us to consider?

Maximum 250 words

Apply

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The SKECHERS Financial Hardship Scholarship winner will be announced: July 1, 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact SKECHERS Foundation at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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