Now is the time to earn a wendy’s high school heisman scholarship

Applying for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship is your chance to be rewarded and gain local, state, and even national recognition for all that you’ve put into your high school career. If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman.


1. Choose A Reviewer

You will need to ask a school official to review your application. This review must be completed in order for you to qualify for the program. The school official can be an unrelated teacher, counselor, or administrator at your high school. You’ll need to enter your reviewer’s full name and email address on the application, so it’s a good idea to check with him or her before you start.

2. Start the Application

Click ‘Apply Now’ to access the online application. Before you can begin your application you must complete an eligibility quiz. If you meet the academic and athletic eligibility requirements you will be able to register and begin your application to tell us how you learn, perform, and lead in your school and community.

The Wendy’s High School Heisman application has two phases. Phase 1 is where you will provide information about your academic performance, athletic achievements and community involvement. Phase 1 has an earlier deadline and is required to be reviewed by a school official. Phase 2  has a later deadline and is not required to be reviewed. It consists of a few essay questions and allows you to provide supporting information about your achievements.

To register, create an account and establish a username and password. You’ll need your username and password through the application close date to log back into your account, work on your application, and review your applications’ status.

You don’t have to complete the entire application at one time. You can save it and return later using your username and password. But do be sure to accurately and completely answer every question before submitting both Phase 1 and Phase 2 of your application. Remember that incorrect or incomplete applications can disqualify you from the program.

3. Make it Count

Phase 1 of your application must be completed and submitted by October 2, 2017 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET. You will still have time to complete Phase 2 of your application after you submit Phase 1. When you are completely finished with Phase 1 of the application, be sure to hit the submit button. Your Phase 1 application status will change from ‘Incomplete’ to ‘Under Review’.

Before submitting Phase 1 of your application, be sure you have entered your reviewer’s email information correctly. After completing your application, follow up with your reviewer. He or she should receive an email from no later than 24 hours after you complete your application. Make sure your reviewer adds to his/her address book or safe list to ensure that the email is accepted.

Your reviewer will need to review and approve Phase 1 of your application by October 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET. Your application will be disqualified if the review isn’t completed by this time.

Complete and submit Phase 2 of your application by October 23, 2017 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET. Phase 2 of the application is not required to be reviewed and therefore will not be submitted to your reviewer. Once you submit Phase 2, the status will change from ‘Incomplete’ to ‘Complete’ and no further action is needed for Phase 2 of your application.

If you need help, you can contact us or call customer service at 1-800-205-6367 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT.

4. Check Back

Make sure to check back here on October 16 to see if you’re a School Winner. You can follow the selection results throughout the entire program here.

Phase 1 Application Closes

Don’t miss your chance to participate in the 2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship.

Students must submit Phase 1 of their application by 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET in order to be considered. It’s best to complete your application as early as possible to give your reviewer adequate time to submit their review.

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