Kohl’s Department Stores will accept nominations for outstanding young volunteers beginning next week for the 2012 Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted Feb. 1 – March 15 at kohlskids.com, and nominators must be at least 21 years old or older. Through the program, Kohl’s will award more than 2,200 young volunteers more than $440,000 in scholarships and prizes honoring kids who have made a positive impact on their communities.
Under the program:
- Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card.
- More than 200 of the store winners 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 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 15,000 kids with more than $3 million in scholarships and prizes. To learn more about last year’s winners, visit kohlskids.com.