The Kentucky Fried Chicken Scholarship for college was for high school seniors planning to attend college in their home state. College bound seniors could win up to $20,000 over 4 years in this scholarship program.
The KFC Scholarship (aka KFC Colonel’s Scholar Program) was a college scholarship program offered through the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation, a non-profit charity organization. This program was available to all graduating high school seniors who were planning to attend an accredited in-state public college or university.Note: KFC has modified this program and it is no longer offered for future graduating seniors, although they continue to support past winners for the 4 year scholarship.
Scholarship Award Value: $5000 per year
Duration: One Year (renewable if applicant continues to enroll full time for in college up to a total of $20,000 over 4 years). KFC still supports this program for previous winners.
The Applicant must meet all of the following additional criteria:
• Must be a US citizen or permanent resident
• A cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
• Scholars may begin their college career by entering into a 2-year or 4-year accredited in-state college/university, as long as they stay on track to complete a bachelor's degree program.
Application Deadline: was mid February (now for past winners only)
Application Website KFCscholars.org: www.kfc.com
Phone No.: (502) 874-6417