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Should you or your students apply?
Absolutely! If you are a high school senior—or if you teach or coach one—who’s dedicated to learning, performing, and leading—we’d love to hear from you.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S. We consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports and school and community activities. If you’re one of the 1.4 million 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, learn how to refer a student. And don’t forget to check out the program timeline for important application deadlines and dates.
Know what it takes: Student Eligibility Criteria
To achieve award eligibility for the 2014 Wendy’s High School Heisman Program, students must be seniors during the 2014/2015 academic years, graduating with the class of 2015. Applicants must:
Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.
Participate in at least one of 27 eligible school-sponsored sports:
- Competitive Spirit/Cheerleading
- Competitive Weight Lifting
- Cross Country
- Field Hockey
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field
- Water Polo
Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.