If you are living in US, have children who are studying at high school seniors level, this might be worthwhile paying attention! THIS IS ONLY FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS.
Louisville-based KFC is offering a $20,000 scholarship for a single tweet. With a character limit of 140, that's $142 per character for the winner.
Your child's brief statement must say why s/he is deserving of the Colonel's Scholars scholarship. Tweets must include the hashtag KFCScholar.
The contest started today and runs through November 26. The winner will be announced December 1.
The judgement based on quality, creativity, ability to tell a story on why they should receive the award, and the entrepreneurial drive and desire to pursue a college education, said KFC spokesman Rick Maynard.
The scholarship winner will receive up to $5000 a year for the next four years to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public college or university in the recipient's home state. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 2.75 and be a US citizen or permanent resident to be eligible.