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KFC offering $20k to student w/ best tweet

November 18, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
KFC wants to give away $20,000 to a deserving student who can keep their application very brief. The fast food giant is offering a scholarship to students who tweet a message on Twitter about why they deserve it. The tweet has to have the hashtag #KFCScholar.

Applicants must be high school seniors who are graduating this spring with a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

The applicant must plan on attending a public college or university in his or her home state by next fall. The contest ends Nov. 26.