For all the kids who care about others

37_Ries 36_Warren 36_HirschKohl’s Department Stores will began accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers beginning next week for its 2015 Kohl’s Cares®  Scholarship Program.

Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted January 30 – March 13 at, and nominators must be 21 years or older. Through the program, Kohl’s will award more than 2,500 young volunteers nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to reward kids who have made a positive impact on their communities.

  • Ten national winners will each be awarded a $10,000 scholarship for higher education, and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.
  • Nearly 200 students will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward higher education.
  • More than 2,000 local students will receive a $50 Kohl’s gift card.

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 22,000 kids with more than $4.2 million in scholarships and prizes.

Ivana Warren of Stone Mountain, Kelsey Hirsch of Cumming, and Olivia Ries of Fayetteville, pictured from left to right above, were all regional winners last year.

To learn more about last year’s winners, visit

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