The "Ozzie's Scholars" scholarships were established by the Kane County Cougars organization in 2012 in conjunction with Ozzie's Reading Club. The purpose of the scholarships is to award both current and former Ozzie's Reading Club members for the lasting impact their involvement with the program has formed in their everyday lives. As many as 10 total recipients will receive up to a $500 scholarship from the Cougars organization in the following categories: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, High School and College.
Applicant must be a current or former Ozzie's Reading Club participant. They must be able to demonstrate that they have used the positive benefits of reading to assist them in their schoolwork, hobbies, and/or summer jobs.