Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

November 5

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 100 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior to apply for this freshman year award. The applicant may be a public, religious/independent, or homeschooled high school student.
  3. Must be a resident of the state of Wisconsin.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Wisconsin high school seniors are eligible for this award. Applicants may be a public, religious/independent, or homeschooled high school students.

Application requirements for the Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (3)
Additional Information: The purpose of the Kohl Excellence Scholarship program is to recognize student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. The goal is to encourage Wisconsin youth to pursue postsecondary education in a public or nonpublic university, college or vocational/technical college. This is a competitive scholarship. Students will be evaluated on their leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. In addition, students will be evaluated on their ability to clearly articulate goals in each of four areas: future educational goals, personal life goals, community/society service goals, and career goals.

Award Amount: $3,000 annually, non-renewable. The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation will make the scholarship grant directly to the postsecondary institutions the scholarship recipients attend. Scholarship recipients will be honored, and will receive certificates representing their awards, at a special luncheon held in the spring. A Kohl Excellence Scholarship can only be used to directly reimburse tuition, room and board, books, technology, and fees for postsecondary education.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 5

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 5

Applications are available online from the Kohl Education Foundation website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit an essay of no more than 500 words on the specified topics and three letters of recommendation One letter must be from a curent teacher, one from a current counselor or principal, and one from a community member. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Kim Marggraf
Address: P.O. Box 877 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53082-0877

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