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Future Educators Excellence Scholarship

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We believe that every aspiring teacher has the potential to transform their dreams of a rewarding career in education into reality. That's why we are thrilled to announce the Future Educators Excellence Scholarship 2024!

The Future Educators Excellence Scholarship has been established to support and empower aspiring teachers in their pursuit of academic and professional excellence in the field of education.

The winner will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses, including undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others through teaching? We want to hear from you! Applications are now being accepted, so don't wait—apply today!

Details

Application Deadline

Application Deadline

Friday, July 5th, 2024 at 11:59 PM PST

Award Amount

Award Amount

$1,000

Field of Study

Field of Study

Open to students pursuing a degree in education and enrolled at an accredited college or university

Winner Announced

Winner Announced

Friday, August 2nd, 2024

Eligibility

To be eligible for the KURU Footwear Future Educators Excellence Scholarship 2024, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of the US
  • Be an incoming undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior or senior entering the Fall 2024 semester
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Pursuing a degree
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university for the Spring 2024 semester
  • Submit a 300–400 word essay answering the following question: “Please describe a specific experience that solidified your commitment to wanting to become a teacher. How did this shape your understanding of the impact teachers can have on students' education?”

Selection Process and Notification

All applications will be reviewed by the KURU Footwear Scholarship Committee. Once the winner has been determined, they will be contacted by KURU Footwear, informed of the scholarship award, and asked to sign an acceptance letter. The winning applicant will be announced Friday, August 2nd, 2024.

How To Apply

Step 1

Step 1

Write a 300–400 word essay answering the question, “Please describe a specific experience that solidified your commitment to wanting to become a teacher. How did this shape your understanding of the impact teachers can have on students' education?”

Step 2

Step 2

Fill out the form below with your information and written essay.

Step 3

Step 3

Submit your application no later than Friday, July 5th, 2024 at 11:59 PM PST.

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FAQs

Winner’s Circle

Spring 2024 Winner: Delese W., Keiser University

Fall 2023 Winner: Jimmie M., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Spring 2023 Winner: Agatha C., Northeastern University

Fall 2022 Winner: Kennedy B., Monroe County Community College

Questions? Contact Us

If you have any additional questions or need more information, please email your questions to scholarships@kurufootwear.com.

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About KURU Footwear

At KURU, we’re on a mission to heel the world with patented footwear technology designed to relieve foot pain. Since launching our innovative, heels-first tech in 2008, we’ve received more than 32,000 five-star reviews from thousands of customers who tell us their KURU shoes helped them get back to doing what they love.

Rules and Eligibility

Applicant Eligibility
Applicants must be a citizen of the United States.

Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the 2024 academic year and be pursing a degree in education, childhood education, or any teaching-related course. Applicants must also have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale. Employees of KURU Footwear (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same household of each such employee) are not eligible.

Description of Funds
The recipient will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses, including undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board for the 2024 academic year. Funds are provided by KURU Footwear.

Winner Selection and Announcements
The winner will be selected after the KURU Footwear Scholarship Committee reviews all entries after the deadline of July 5th, 2024. Entries will be judged on thoughtfulness, composition, and insight. Essays with poor grammar, spelling, and lack of proofreading will not be considered. The winner will be notified on or after August 2nd, 2024.

College/University Approval
The institution must be accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants attending military academies are ineligible for this scholarship. All school transfers are subject to accreditation approval.

Permissions
KURU Footwear reserves the right to alter or discontinue this program at any time without notice. All essay submissions become the property of KURU Footwear and may be reposted or displayed online, in whole or part, without notification. KURU Footwear shall be entitled to use, alter, or delete submissions for any purpose whatsoever without compensation to applicants.

Terms and Conditions
The promoter of this competition is KURU Footwear whose principal office is located at 4416 S Century Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84123. Persons must be at least 18 years old, or otherwise have reached the age of majority under the laws of the state where you reside, in order to participate. Only residents of the United States are eligible to participate.

There is NO ENTRY FEE AND NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THIS COMPETITION. Any purchase or consideration otherwise given by entrants will not improve one’s chances of winning. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are available via www.kurufootwear.com/pages/scholarship.

Upon application, entrants will be asked to provide their name and contact information so that KURU Footwear can notify the winner of the results. Closing date for entry will be July 5th, 11:59 PM PST. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted. Odds of winning are based on the total number of entrants. Only one winner will be selected from the entire pool of eligible entries. The winner will be chosen by KURU Footwear. The winner will be notified by email on August 2, 2024. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 5 business days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.

KURU Footwear will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected. The winner will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and KURU Footwear reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice. The winner agrees to the use of their name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current federal and state data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.

KURU Footwear’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. KURU Footwear accepts no responsibility for entries not received for whatever reason. KURU Footwear reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of KURU Footwear’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by KURU Footwear. KURU Footwear is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by Utah law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Utah. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, or any other social network. You are providing your information to KURU Footwear and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the Privacy Policy found at kurufootwear.com. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions. Contact us at scholarships@kurufootwear.com if you have questions about KURU Footwear’s Scholarship Program. Address: 4416 S Century Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84123.

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