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Burger King Scholars Program


Scholarship Value: $50,000
Awards Available: 10
Award Deadline: December 15, 2021

Created in memory of BURGER KING Co-founder James "Jim" W. McLamore, the BURGER KING Scholars program has awarded $35 million in scholarships to more than 33,000 high school students, BK employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2018 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.7 million to more than 3,400 students in North America.

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

The application period begins on Oct. 15 and closes Dec. 15.

Scholarship Eligibility:

Applicants must:

A) Be living in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada

B) Be graduating high school seniors (U.S., Puerto Rico or Guam), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada

C) Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent

D) Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2022-23 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school or CEGEP or equivalent in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada


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