Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program. Officials say this scholarship program recognizes youth from 6 to 18 years old, who have made a positive impact in their community through volunteerism.
Nominations will be accepted now through March 15th by going online to kohlskids.com.
Officials with national department store say the company will honor over 2,300 youth with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes with the top winner to receive $10,000 each.
Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card, and more than 200 will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward post-secondary education.
Ten national winners will be awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships for post-secondary education, and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.
The scholarship program began in 2001 and has awarded over 17,000 children with more
than $3.4 million in scholarships and prizes.