Kohl’s accepting nominations

MARQUETTE – Kohl’s is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program.

Kohl’s recognizes kids ages six to 18 who have made a positive impact on their community through volunteerism. Nominations will be accepted now through March 14 at kohlskids.com.

According to a press release issued by the company, the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a positive impact in their communities.

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.

For more information or a list of past winners, visit www.kohlskids.com.