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Guardian Life Insurance: Girls Going Places Awards
The Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Program rewards the enterprising spirits of girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship, are taking the first steps toward financial independence, and are making a difference in their schools and communities. Maximum award: $10,000. Eligibility: girls between the ages of 12 and 18 as of December 31, 2010, who are enrolled in middle school or high school and are a U.S. legal resident. Deadline: February 28, 2011.
Kohl’s Corporation: Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarships
The Kohl’s Kids Who Care Program recognizes and rewards young volunteers who transform their communities for the better. Maximum award: $10,000 scholarship toward post-secondary education. Eligibility: youth 6 to 18 years old, not graduated from high school by March 15, 2011. Deadline: March 15, 2011.