Viamedia, the leading cross-media local advertising company, announced today that it will once again partner with Hardee’s Restaurants LLC to award a qualifying Kentucky student $10,000 to go towards college tuition.
Over the last 6 years, Viamedia and Hardee’s® have awarded $45,000 in scholarships to 5 Central Kentucky students.
The 2019 Hardee’s® $10,000 College Fund Contest is open to Central Kentucky students enrolled in a Kentucky college or University by December 31, 2019, who have a 2.5 GPA or higher and are at least 17 years old.
“Viamedia believes strongly in investing in our future and is committed to local education,” said Mark Lieberman, President and CEO, Viamedia. “Preparing the next generation to compete in a global economy is vital and we are proud to offer exceptional students the chance to be rewarded for their hard work and ambition.”
“We are pleased to team up once again with Viamedia to offer $10,000 towards college tuition to a deserving Kentuckystudent,” said Mindi McGinnis, Marketing Liaison, Heritage Assets, Hardee’s®. “This is a wonderful opportunity to help the next generation of leaders pursue their dreams and invest in a brighter future for Kentucky.”
Eligible contest entrants will compete for the grand prize by writing short essays, which will be evaluated by the Sponsor’s Marketing and Promotions Team and Hardee’s Restaurants LLC. The Contest begins on September 9, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends on November 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
The winner of the Contest will be determined on or about November 26, 2019 based on the following criteria: the Essay that best describes exemplary community service and commitment to academic excellence by the Entrant; overall creativity and originality of the Essay; and, the quality of the content, writing style, grammar and word count accuracy.