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The NRF Foundation provides the skills and resources needed for a life-changing career. As NRF's nonprofit 501(c)(3), we connect people to an industry that’s a great place to start and a great place to grow. Together, we help people build better lives and stronger communities.
More than $100,000 in scholarships available for undergraduates
NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship
Applications for the NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship are closed. Undergraduates can still participate in the NRF Foundation Student Challenge.
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