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Live Your Dreams Scholarship 2022

Apply today for your chance to win a $1,000 scholarship from KURU Footwear!

We believe that everyone has the potential to make their dreams a reality. And we want to give students a boost to help them get there. That's why we're excited to offer the KURU Footwear Live Your Dreams Scholarship 2022!

The Live Your Dreams Scholarship was created to help students achieve their dreams by providing financial assistance for their college 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 2022-2023 academic year.

Are you passionate about making your dreams a reality? We want to hear from you! Applications are now being accepted, so don't wait—apply today!

Application Deadline

Friday, July 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST

Award Amount

$1,000

Field of Study

Open to any field of study at an accredited college or university.

Winner Announced

Friday, August 5, 2022

Eligibility

To be eligible for the KURU Footwear Live Your Dreams Scholarship 2022, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of the US
  • Incoming freshman, and college sophomores, juniors and seniors entering the Fall 2022 Semester
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • All fields of study are eligible
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2022 semester
  • Submit a 300–500 word essay answering the following question: “What are your career aspirations and what would it mean to you to win this scholarship?”

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 5, 2022.

How to Apply

Step 1: Write a 300–500 word essay answering the question, “What are your career aspirations and what would it mean to you to win this scholarship?”

Step 2: Fill out the form below with your information and written essay.

Step 3: Submit your application no later than Friday, July 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST.

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FAQs

When is the deadline to apply?

Entries must be submitted by Friday, July 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST.

When will the winner be announced?

The winning applicant will be announced on Friday, August 5, 2022. The scholarship will be applied to the 2022 Fall semester.

Do I have to currently be enrolled in school to qualify?

Yes. The scholarship award will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the winning recipient's institution.

How long does my essay have to be?

Your essay must be 300–500 words.

Do I need to submit an official transcript?

Upon acceptance of the award, the scholarship winner must provide a transcript. We prefer an official transcript, but we also understand that there is a fee for an official transcript. With that said, an unofficial transcript is also acceptable.

I’ve submitted my application. Now what?

The KURU Footwear Scholarship Committee will review all applications. The winning applicant will be announced on Friday, August 5, 2022. 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.

In the event that the award notification email is returned as undeliverable or should the winner be unable to accept their scholarship award within 5 business days of being notified, it will be deemed that the winner has forfeited their award and KURU Footwear reserves the right to award the prize to an alternative winner.

I was selected for the scholarship. What happens next?

Congrats! KURU Footwear will work with you to send funds to your college or university to be applied to the Fall 2022 Semester.

Questions? Contact Us.

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

About KURU Footwear

We are driven to design and develop footwear that performs at the highest level while empowering you to get out and go chase your dreams. Our orthopedic shoes use the science of the human body and space-age materials to create a unique footwear experience protecting against foot conditions, including plantar fasciitis, flat feet, and diabetes, to name a few. Since the launch of our direct-to-consumer model in 2008, thousands have experienced the unique style, superior support, and unimaginable comfort of KURU shoes.

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 2022 academic year. 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 2022 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 1, 2022. 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 August 5, 2022.

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/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 1, 2022, at 11:59:59 p.m. 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 5, 2022. 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.