National Shoe Travelers is an organization that offers shoe travelers across the country unique benefits like Life and AD&D Insurance, workplace rights counsel, job listings, and the NST scholarship fund for higher education which is available to NST members, their children or grandchildren. Recipients of these scholarships will be awarded up to $5,000 a year for four years of higher education. While Michigan Shoe Market is not affiliated with NST, if you are interested in joining NST, you can pay your dues on the Michigan Shoe Market registraiton, and we will forward your $130 dues to the NST. Please note this is completely optional and in no way mandatory to participate in the Michigan Shoe Market. To better understand the services that the National Shoe Travelers offers that you may find beneficial, please visit their website at