High school students, you know that part-time job you have? It turns out it might be worth more than minimum wage and the very first line on your resume. Through programs like this week's Scholarship of the Week, part-time student employees can find money for college beyond what they see in their paychecks.
Burger King's Have It Your Way Foundation offers $1,000 college scholarships to high school seniors in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico who participate in co-curricular or volunteer activities (such as athletics or community service) and maintain their grades while working at least 15 hours a week.
Eligibility: Current high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0) who work part-time and demonstrate community or extracurricular involvement and who plan to enroll in an accredited college or university the following fall.
Deadline: February 2, 2009
Required Materials: Completed online scholarship application, found on the Burger King website.
Further details about the application process can be found by conducting a free college scholarship search on Scholarships.com. Once the search is completed, students eligible for this scholarship award will find it in their search results.