Kohl’s scholarship drive underway

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Care Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,300 young volunteers, who have made a positive impact in the community.

Nominations can be made at kohlkids.com through March. 14. Children ages 6 to 18 are eligible. Parents, teachers, neighbors, and friends are welcome to submit names.

Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card, and nearly 200 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. 

Since the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program began in 2001, Kohl’s has recognized more than 19,500 kids with more than $3.9 million in scholarships and prizes. Go to kohlskids.com for more information.

Kohl’s operates a store in Sterling.