2014-02-06 / Community

‘Kohls Cares’ to offer students scholarships

Kids ages 6 through 18 can be nominated

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – Kohl’s Department Stores is now accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers for the 2014 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program.

Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted through March 14 at kohlskids.com, and nominators must be 21 years or older. Through the program, Kohl’s will award more than 2,300 young volunteers nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to reward kids who have made a positive impact on their communities.

Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card.

Nearly 200 of the store winners will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward higher education.

Ten national winners will be awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships for higher education, and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.

The Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program is part of Kohl’s Cares, Kohl’s philanthropic program focused on improving the lives of children. Since the program began in 2001, Kohl’s has recognized more than 19,500 kids with more than $3.9 million in scholarships and prizes. To learn more about last year’s winners, visit kohlskids.com.

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