Picture = 1000 words but Tweetpic @KFC may be worth $20,000 scholarship

What if obtaining a college scholarship could be as easy as sending a Twitter picture?  Kentucky Fried Chicken corporation announced on December 1 from Louisville that they are continuing the Twitter Scholarship contest that began last year.  This year, high school seniors, including homeschoolers, are asked to send a picture of themselves that demonstrates why they exemplify Colonel Sanders’ commitment to education and enriching their communities, and why they are deserving of a college scholarship. The winner will receive a $5000 scholarship renewable for four years.

Contest criteria

  • Student will graduate from high school between December 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012
  • Earn a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.75
  • Student must pursue a bachelor’s degree at an accredited public university within his or her home state, starting no later than 9/30/2012.  In Arizona, that would be Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University.
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • A single image is to be tweeted including the hashtag #KFCScholar which can be part of the message

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