Skechers Foundation Scholarship Program

Skechers Foundation is proud to support our promising youth along their journey to higher education.

Skechers Foundation Scholarships applications are available to any students who meet the eligibility requirements cited below. Awards are made in consideration of financial need, in addition to academic performance, athletic ability, and personal character.

The application window for 2024 is now closed. Please check back March 1, 2025, for our next round!

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  • High school seniors planning to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, vocational/technical, or nursing school for full-time study
  • Must be in good standing with your current high school
  • A minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of your junior year of high school
  • Applicants may only receive one scholarship from Skechers


Skechers Financial Hardship Scholarship
The Skechers Financial Hardship Scholarship is awarded to the student with great financial need. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to an outstanding student with a strong interest and desire to continue their education in any field of their choosing. The scholarship is to be used to help cover the cost of room and board, tuition, books and incidental fees.
Skechers Academic Excellence Scholarship
The Skechers Academic Excellence Scholarship provides scholarships to academically outstanding students who plan to attend a two- or four-year college, university, vocational/trade, or nursing school. This scholarship is specifically designed for students with strong academic records who have excelled in all subjects and are seeking enriched academic opportunities while continuing their education. Skechers Academic Excellence Scholars have a strong history of academic success with a diverse set of interests and skills. A letter of recommendation by a high school principal or counselor is required.
Skechers Athletic Performance Scholarship
The Skechers Athletic Performance Scholarship awards college-bound seniors for being exemplary leaders and performers on their sport teams, in their classroom, and in their communities. The Skechers Athletic Performance Scholarship exists to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of continuing their education. Playing the sport in college is required to receive this scholarship. A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s coach is required.
Skechers Promising Leaders Scholarship
The Skechers Promising Leaders Scholarship is awarded to individuals who have taken on leadership roles in their school, community, club, or sports team. The Skechers Promising Leaders Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate phenomenal skills motivating others and bettering the world. A letter of recommendation from a supervisor or mentor of an organization where a leadership position was held is required (i.e., documentation from a principal, coach, or supervisor).

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