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.
• 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.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must:
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.
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.