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Frito-Lay Community Builders Scholarship

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Scholarship Description

The Frito-Lay Community Builders Scholarship is an initiative aimed at recognizing and empowering young leaders committed to making a positive impact on their communities. Frito-Lay, a brand synonymous with quality and community engagement, is set to award four students $25,000 each to support their higher education goals.

Note: The scholarship will be open until November 20th or until 500 applications have been received.

Application Requirements:

• Prompt Response: In addition to standard application requirements, students are asked to respond to a prompt highlighting how they contribute to their communities and the impact on their higher education path.

• Demonstrated Leadership: Students are encouraged to showcase their demonstrated leadership skills, participation in extracurricular activities, work experience, and personal and professional goals.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must:

• Residency: Live in the United States (U.S.).

• Academic Status: Be high school seniors, graduates, or current college undergraduates.

• Educational Plans: Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study in the U.S. at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

• Academic Performance: Maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion: Frito-Lay believes in celebrating diversity and inclusion, acknowledging that the strength of communities lies in their unique blend of talents and perspectives.

Commitment to Community Building: Joan Cetera, Vice President of Corporate Affairs at PepsiCo, expresses Frito-Lay's commitment to celebrating and supporting the next generation of community leaders. The aim is to build a brighter future where communities are resilient, diversity is celebrated, and every individual has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

Diverse Judging Panel:

A diverse group of Frito-Lay employees, including frontline workers, employee resource group leaders, and executives, will make up the judging panel. Each member of the panel is uniquely committed to community building.

Award Notification:

All applicants will be notified of their award status by January 30.

Frito-Lay is not just awarding scholarships; it is investing in future leaders who will continue to strengthen and uplift their communities. Apply early and be part of a scholarship program that recognizes and supports your commitment to community building. Scholarship Search