Herb Kohl

Educational Foundation, Inc

Application & Selection


Application and Selection Process

The window for submitting 2022 applications is closed.  Applications for 2023 awards will be available online in late August 2022. 
Students must submit their completed applications online no later than Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 5:00:00 p.m. central time.  Selection of finalists will be made by a committee named by the Wisconsin Homeschooling Parents Association (WHPA) Board of Directors.  On or before Monday, January 17, 2022, WHPA will advance the finalists to the state level. 

The state selection committee will consist of representatives from the Wisconsin Homeschooling Parents Association, Cooperative Educational Service Agencies,  Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Herb Kohl Educational Foundation, education-related associations, and the community.  The committee will score applications in late January or February 2022.  Award recipients will be contacted by the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation in March 2022.

Use of Scholarship Grant
A Kohl Excellence Scholarship may be used to directly reimburse tuition, room and board, books, equipment, technology, and fees for postsecondary education.  In August, 2022 the Herb Kohl Foundation will send scholarship grants directly to the postsecondary institutions in which scholarship recipients have enrolled.