$5,000 College Fund Contest

Enter for a chance to win $5,000 toward your tuition & books!

Fill out the entry form and submit your answers to the following essay questions:



Hardee's® is excited to award 2 $5,000 to 2  outstanding students to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. The Hardee's® Supports Students College Fund recognizes students for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement. 

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Apply:November 1, 2021 through December 15, 2021 (by 11:59p.m.ET)

Entries Judged:Entries judged from December 16, 2021 - December 31, 2021

WINNERS NOTIFIED:Winners will be notified by phone or email on or about January 15, 2022. To ensure you recieve prompt notification, add hardeesscholarship@viamediatv.com to your address book.

WINNER VERIFIED:Winners must respond to the e-mail notification from sponsor within five (5) days or another potential winner may be selected.

The Hardee’s® $5,000 College Fund Contest is open to students who:

  • Are 17 or older
  • Have at least a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Live in Central Kentucky (see official rules for participating counties) 
  • Will be enrolled by 12.31.2021 at a Kentucky college, university or eligible educational institution

    (For Official Rules, click here)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Contest period: 11/1/2021 - 12/15/2021. Open only to legal residents of the following Kentucky state counties: Anderson, Bath, Bourbon, Boyle, Breathitt, Casey, Clark, Clay, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jackson, Jessamine, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Lincoln, Madison, Magoffin, Menifee, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Owsley, Perry, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Scott, Wayne, Whitley, Wolfe, or Woodford (excluding residents of all other counties in Kentucky and all other 49 States of the United States, including the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico) 17 or older, with a minimum 2.5 GPA at current educational institution, and by 12/31/19 are candidate for degree at a KY college, university or eligible educational institution. Permission from parent/legal guardian required for individuals under age of majority. Official Rules. Winner selected based on the entry that best describes exemplary community service, commitment to academic excellence, creativity and originality, and content quality. Sponsor: Viamedia, Inc., 220 Lexington Green Circle, Suite 300, Lexington, KY 40503.