Legends for Kids is now accepting applications for the Legends for Kids Scholarship. This scholarship seeks to identify the most outstanding graduating senior(s) and to grant an award to be used for higher-level education. The $5,000 prize was created in 2016 by Legends for Kids, Hy-Vee Food Stores, Sanford Health and First Premier.
The award recipient must be a graduating senior with plans to attend a college or university the following academic year. If he/she chooses to pursue a career in the military that leads him/her to have a delayed start to his/her higher education, the scholarship will be rolled over to the two academic semesters following his/her return. The award recipient must be a graduating senior. Additionally, the award recipient will have demonstrated exceptional character and leadership in furthering his/her own progress and in enriching the lives of others, especially in athletics and school involvement.
The 2019 Legends Scholarship applications are now closed. Scholarship winners will be announced at a later date.
The application criteria should address the ways in which the student exemplifies this award. Specific examples of activities and achievements are especially helpful to the selection committee. Finalists, who are selected by a committee designated by the Legends for Kids Board of Directors.