The Genesco Scholarship Application opens annually on December 1st 2023 at 9am CST and closes February 1st 2024 at 11:30pm CST.


Children of employees and employees of Genesco, Inc. as of the application date, who will be enrolled as an undergraduate in an accredited college or university for the following Fall semester, are eligible to apply. The level of entry into one of the accredited schools does not matter.

In honor of its 75th anniversary, Genesco established a Scholarship Fund within The Community Foundation to provide employees with a token of the company’s appreciation. Since its creation, Genesco has contributed to the scholarship’s growth and enhanced its capacity to benefit deserving students. This Fund is designed to assist children of Genesco employees, both full- and part-time, in realizing their dreams of attending post-secondary educational institutions.