Wendys Heisman Scholarship

Don’t miss your chance to participate in the 2016 Wendy’s High School Heisman. Wendy’s Restaurants have teamed up with the Heisman Memorial Trophy Committee to create the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. Each fall, the program recognizes the nation’s most esteemed high-school-senior men and women for excellence in academics, athletics, and community involvement. The award honors both male and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics, and student leadership. Wendy’s High School Heisman scholarships will be awarded to State Winners, National Finalists, and National Winners. Scholarship amount starts at $1,000 and up to $10,000.

The Wendy’s High School Heisman Memorial Trophy Award (also known as the Wendy’s High School Heisman), named after former college football player and Coach John Heisman, and is a prestigious award in American high-school athletics. It is sponsored by Wendy’s Restaurants.


  • Wendy’s High School Heisman is looking 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 as well as school and community activities.
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.

How to Apply:

The students can register through the given link: https://www.whshapplication.com/?comp_id=7A099BCC-5E1E-4469-85B3-9683D1AE1DCA

Award Amount:

  • The first 1,000 students to apply for the program will receive Wendy’s gift card worth $10 dollars.
  • State Finalists through National Winners will also receive increasing amounts of additional Wendy’s gift cards, with $500 gift cards going to our two National Winners.
  • State Winners through National Winners will also receive a college scholarship starting at $1,000 up to $10,000 for National Winners

Application Deadline:

  • Phase 1 of the application has been extended until 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET on October 4, 2016.
  • Phase 2 of the application (Essay Questions and Supporting Information) must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET on October 24, 2016.

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Contact Information:

Further questions about scholarships, eligibility, and athletic compliance can be addressed by contacting Wendy’s at wendys-at-scholarshipamerica.org or 800-205-6367.

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