Niche College Scholarship

Burger King Scholars

December 15, 2023
Awards Available: 27

Scholarship Description

If you're a high school senior aiming for college or vocational school, Burger King Scholarships offer financial assistance in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Canada. Here's a streamlined overview:

General High School Senior Track:

For graduating high school seniors or home-schooled students who:

• Reside in the eligible regions.
• Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher.
• Plan full-time enrollment for the coming academic year at an accredited institution.
• Employee-Based Track:

This track comprises two segments:

1) Traditional Postsecondary Education:

Open to Burger King employees, their spouses, domestic partners, or dependent children who:

• Live in the eligible regions.
• Are high school seniors, GED recipients, or current college students.
• Hold a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
• Intend to enroll in the coming academic year at an accredited institution.

2) Enrichment Programs:

For employees, spouses/domestic partners pursuing courses such as language, computer, or accounting at accredited institutions who:

• Reside in the eligible regions.
• Are employees of Burger King Corporation or participating franchisees.
• Plan to enroll in enrichment programs for the coming academic year.

James W. McLamore WHOPPER® Scholarship:

This scholarship is open to selected applicants from both tracks who:

• Are U.S. or Canadian citizens.
• Are high school seniors or home-schooled students in specific regions.
• Apply as full-time freshmen to accredited U.S. or Canadian colleges.
• Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
• Exhibit leadership in community service, athletics, or similar activities.
• Demonstrate substantial work experience and financial need.

Application Process:

• Apply in English, Spanish, or French.
• Submit your application with a current transcript by December 15th, or when 50,000 applications are received.
• You're responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information.
• Application status notifications will be emailed in May.
• Scholarship amounts vary by track.

Recipient Responsibilities:

• Submit a Scholarship Acceptance Form by the specified deadline.
• Notify your college or university about the award.
• Participate in surveys while receiving the award and up to two years beyond enrollment. Scholarship Search