Thursday, August 10, 2023
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This news release is being published on behalf of the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation.
MILWAUKEE — Online applications for the 2024 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship can now be submitted online at KohlEducation.org. A total of 100 Wisconsin students will be selected to receive $10,000 scholarships from among a pool of applicants.
Applicants must be Wisconsin residents who will graduate from a Wisconsin high school in 2024, and plan to continue their education at a college, university or vocational/technical school. Students will be evaluated on academic achievement, leadership, service, and school and community activities. Completed online applications are due at 5 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2023. To learn more about the program and to apply, visit KohlEducation.org/studentexcellence.
Selection of recipients are made by a state-level panel composed of representatives from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation, Cooperative Educational Service Agencies, the Wisconsin Homeschooling Parents Association, several education-related associations, and community representatives.
Since the inception of the program in 1990, the Herb Kohl Foundation has awarded 3,400 Excellence scholarships to graduating high school students throughout the state for a total of $11.3 million. The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship program partners with the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, the Wisconsin Homeschool Parents Association, and Cooperative Educational Service Agencies.