KY Offers Cash, Scholarships for COVID-19 Shots

FRANKFORT – Kentucky is joining the giveaway bonanza to entice more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday offered $1 million prizes and full-ride college scholarships. He says three Kentucky adults will win $1 million.

Fifteen youngsters ages 12-17 will be awarded full scholarships to a Kentucky public college, university, technical or trade school.

To be eligible, Kentuckians must have received at least the first dose of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Drawings will be held July 1, July 29 and Aug. 26, with winners announced the next day.

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