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Undergraduates can apply now for scholarship opportunities to help fund travel to the NRF Foundation Student Program in New York City. Explore the scholarships below.

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NRF Foundation Ray Greenly Scholarship

Applications are open for the NRF Foundation Ray Greenly Scholarship for undergraduates pursuing a technology major (computer science, engineering or data science) or a supply chain major to receive free travel and hotel accommodations to attend the NRF Foundation Student Program. Apply by Nov. 18!

Student Program Students
NRF Foundation Rising Stars Scholarship

The NRF Foundation Rising Stars Scholarship helps freshmen and sophomores attend the NRF Foundation Student Program to explore the variety of opportunities in the industry early in their academic careers. The deadline for faculty advisors to submit their nominee is Nov. 18.

Students at the Student Program
NRF Foundation Student Ambassadors

Each NRF University Member School has a student ambassador that connects the campus to key resources from the NRF Foundation. Check with the advisor at your school to learn about this leadership opportunity – and its $1,000 scholarship.

members of top teams in NRF Foundation Student Challenge at NRF Foundation Honors
NRF Foundation Student Challenge

DEADLINE TO APPLY: OCT. 9

The 2023 NRF Foundation Student Challenge – our business competition for teams of two to four undergraduates studying all majors – is now open. Get real-world experience, make your pitch to retail leaders and earn a scholarship of up to $7,000.

Richard Widdow of SAS with five finalists in top NRF Foundation scholarship
NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship

 

The highest honor that the NRF Foundation can bestow upon a student features a top award of $25,000 and recognition as an emerging leader in retail. Applications for the 2023 NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship are now closed.