Each year, Kohl’s recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) across the country for their amazing contributions to their communities. This year we are recognizing more than 2,100 kids with more than $415,000 in scholarships and prizes. 

To be eligible, the student must meet the following criteria as of March 15, 2011.

This year, more than 2,100 kids will be recognized with over $415,000 in scholarships and prizes.

< a href=http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/index.asp>The Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program</a> recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) who help make their communities a better place to live.

Must be between the ages of 6 and 18 and not yet a high school graduate.

Actions must be described in detail and should document efforts above and beyond what is expected of a child his or her age.

Volunteer efforts must have occurred in the last year.

Winners are chosen based on the project, benefits and outcome.

Store Winners will receive a $50 Kohl’s Gift Card.

Regional Winners will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for post-secondary education.

National Winners will each be awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships for post-secondary education and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a non-profit organization on each winner’s behalf.

If your child is not eligible this year or does not win this year, it gives you time to get ready for next year.

With the increasing cost of college and other expenses, scholarships are a great way to help out with the costs.

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