The Wendy’s High School Heisman is an annual program that seeks to honor “well-rounded young men and woman who excel in learning, performing, and leading in the class room, on the field and in the community.”
Who is eligible for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship?
This program is open to both male and female student athletes who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and within their communities. Eligibility for application is limited exclusively to men and women whose senior year of high school is the 2013â€“2014 academic year, who have at least a â€œBâ€ grade average, and participate in at least one of 27 sports. They want to hear from all student athletes who work hard, are dedicated, and have become role models for underclassmen.
What is selection based off of?
Applicants are judged on academic achievements, athletic accomplishments, community-leadership, and involvement in various extracurricular activities during grades 9 through 11.
What can I win?
The two national winners (one male, one female) will each receive:
- National honor and recognition during ESPN’s national telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation
- Wendy’s High School Heisman Trophy
- Heisman Patch
- $10,000 award donated to the winners’ high schools in the students’ names
- $500 Wendy’s Gift Card
There will also be 12 National Finalists, 102 State Winners, 1,020 State Finalists, and (potentially) winners for each high school. A full list of awards can be found online.