Since 1994, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program has honored more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors in partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trophy®. The leadership award-honorees are 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 to apply to the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program?
The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program looks for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S. They consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports and school and community activities. If you’re one of the millions of high school athletes across the country that excels in the classroom, on the field, and within your school and community, apply now. Or if you’re a teacher, coach, counselor, or administrator, click here for more information.
Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.
Participate in at least one of the eligible school-sponsored sports- find the list here.
Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.
What is the application timeline?
The application is open! The Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship application has two phases to make it easy to complete and submit. The first 1,000 applicants to submit an application will also receive a $10 Wendy’s gift card! Check out the website for important application deadlines and dates! The application deadline for students to submit applications is October 19, 2018.
It’s best to complete your application early in order to give your reviewer plenty of time to review the application by the review deadline, which is October 17, 2018.
For a handy list of rules, click here.
What are the awards?
To honor as many high achievers as possible, the Heisman Trophy award program is divided into a number of stages. Seniors from every school and every state get recognized. Check out the details here.
Best of luck to all who apply!