Nordstrom Scholarship Program

Maximum Award: 
High school juniors
You must be a high school junior and live in one of the 28 states where Nordstrom has a full-line store to be eligible.

Nordstrom will not be offering Nordstrom Scholarships in 2016.

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The Nordstrom Scholarship is for high school juniors who live in one of the 28 states where Nordstrom currently has an operating full-line store. There will be eighty scholarships awarded in the amount of $10,000 (paid out in installments of $2,500 over four years of college).

A strong candidate will show academic achievement and potential, have community and school involvement, be a leader and/or have employment experiences.  Other factors include awards and honors and financial need.  Students must have an unweighted GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale).


  • Live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store. Check here for Nordstrom store locations.
  • Have at least a 2.7 GPA.
  • Volunteer or participate in community service or extracurricular activities.
  • Plan on attending an accredited college or university during all four years over which the scholarship is distributed. (The scholarship is paid out in equal installments of $2,500.)
  • Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.