Colorado Will Give Out $50,000 College Scholarships to 25 Vaccinated Young People

The state of Colorado is starting a campaign to incentivize COVID-19 vaccination in students age 12 through 17.

The incentive is a $50,000 scholarship to help pay for college. Five eligible Coloradans will be randomly chosen to win each week for five weeks, totaling 25 scholarships. Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday the winners will be picked from those who have gotten at least a first dose of the vaccine by the date of the drawing.

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