NRF Next Generation Scholarship Program, 2017
The National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation is currently accepting applications for the NRF Next Generation Scholarship Program. The scholarships is only open to the United States students who have had prior or current experience working in a retail job or retail internship. Up to five winners will be selected to receive the scholarships. The application deadline is 17 September 2017.
Typically each winner pf the Next Generation Scholarship will receive benefit of $25,000 in academic scholarships and a $1,500 travel stipend.
Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in any field.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident eligible to work in the United States.
- Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
- Have had prior or current experience working in a retail job or retail internship. This could be anything from working as a bagger at a grocery store or a server/host at a restaurant to having a summer internship with a retailer.
- Be available to attend and participate in Retail’s BIG Show and Student Program in New York City, January 14-16, 2018.
Only the U.S. citizens or legal U.S. residents are welcome to apply the Next Generation Scholarship
The 2018 Next Generation scholarship application process consists of two phases. In the first phase, applicants are required to submit an essay, personal brand video, two letters of recommendation, resume, headshot and school transcripts.
The application deadline for phase one is Sunday, September 17, at 11:59pm ET.