Are You Eligible?

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 community, apply now.

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. We consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports as well as school and community activities.

To achieve award eligibility for the 2015 Wendy’s High School Heisman, students must be seniors during the 2015/2016 academic years, graduating with the class of 2016. Applicants must:

  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.

  • Participate in at least one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school. The full list of qualified athletic events in alphabetical order includes:

    Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing/Rowing, Cross Country, Curling, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian (Dressage/Eventing/Jumping), Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating (Figure or Speed), Judo, Lacrosse, Luge, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Skiing (Alpine, Biathlon, Cross Country, Free-Style, Jumping), Snowboard, Soccer, Softball, Spirit/Cheerleading, Swimming (or Synchronized), Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball (or Beach), Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

  • Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.