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March 7, 2011

Chance to nominate student volunteers for scholarships

Passing along a nice scholarship opportunity, received via press release.  Deadline is March 15.

"The Kohl’s Department Stores is hosting a  Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program will award more than $415,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, honoring young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted Feb. 1 – March 15 at kohlskids.com. 

Last year’s Kohl’s Cares®  scholarship winners included 9-year-old Lily Toomey who has helped the American Heart Association raise $100,000 by sharing her personal story of a congenital heart defect and open heart surgery, 18-year-old Charles Dewey who started a literacy program for homeless children, and Carolyn Houlahan who founded a business that has donated more than $160,000 in net profits to cancer research.

To nominate volunteers ages six to 18 for a Kohl’s Cares scholarship, visit www.kohlskids.com. Nominations are accepted Feb. 1 through March 15, and nominators must be 21 years or older. Two nominees from each of Kohl’s 1,089 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."

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