The Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship

Have you made a difference in someone’s life lately? The Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship is rewarded to students age 6-18 who has volunteered in the 12 months. Students cannot be high school graduates any later than March 15, 2011. This scholarship is for students who go above and beyond to help others. There are many prizes available to those who apply for this reward, including over 2100 $50 Kohl’s gift cards, 200 $1,000 scholarships to regional winners, and 10 $9,000 scholarships for National winners. Scholarship awards must be used for educational expenses at a qualifying educational institution. This can include tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation and other educational related expenses that may occur.

These awards are not renewable. There are two age groups to compete in, students aged 6-12 and students aged 13-18. Students must be nominated by someone age 21 or older (this can include parents and Kohl’s employees). Multiple nominations are not accepted. To apply for this scholarship, simply go to www.kohlskids.com to fill out the nomination form after January 11, 2011 to fill out the 2011 Scholarship form. Once on the website, click on the “Nominate” section. After reading and agreeing to the consent form, the nominator must register themselves as a nominator. You will need to have an email you check regularly, as they will email all information and winners announcement to the email account of the nominator. No mailed or faxed forms will be accepted.

Interested in this easy scholarship? The scholarship judges are looking at the project based on creativity, benefits of the volunteering, and the outcome of the project. It’s important for the person who is nominating the student to know the following information about the nominee: Including full name, address, age, birth date, phone number, and current grade in school. The nominator will also need to know the following information about the project: Including items collected, money raised, time spent, number of people affected, outcome of the project, and general project description. Other important rules include that the person benefiting from the service cannot be a family member and must be documented in detail. The deadline has not yet been announced for 2011. More than 2,100 kids will win more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes. Will you be one of them?

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