Who is eligible to apply?
All high school seniors and all BURGER KING® restaurant, corporate and field employees, their spouses and children in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico are eligible to apply. Click here to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and apply now.
How will I know that my application has been received?
An email acknowledging receipt of the application is sent within 24 hours. The acknowledgement is sent to the email address provided when registering. If an acknowledgement is not received within 24 hours, please contact Scholarship Management Services by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507.931.8340.
What are the details of the award?
Can I apply every year for a scholarship?
Awards are not renewable; however, $1,000 Employee-Based Track (as defined in the eligibility criteria) recipients may reapply to the program each year during which they meet the eligibility criteria. These recipients are eligible to receive up to a maximum of four annual awards (up to $4,000).
Is there a deadline for submitting applications?
Yes, the application period for the upcoming scholarship program is from October 15 through December 15. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. Following December 15 each year, students will have access to their portal to view their submission, receive status updates and update their profile information, but no changes or additions may be made to the application. Transcripts, if required and not uploaded prior to submission, must be mailed to Scholarship Management Services by December 15.
Is a home-school student eligible to apply for the scholarship program?
Yes, as long as the student meets the criteria of the program. Click here to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and apply now.
Will the scholarship be taxable?
Generally, the scholarship will not be taxable as long as it is used for qualifying expenses such as tuition, books and fees. However, a recipient should consult his/her tax adviser to determine whether or not it is taxable in his/her circumstance.
How and when will I receive notification?
How and when are the funds issued?
Program Calendar of Events:
The application period for the 2020-21 school year begins on October 15, 2019 and ends on December 15, 2019. Click here to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and apply now.
October 15 – Application period begins
December 15 – Application period ends
April/May – E-notifications are sent to recipients and non-recipients
August – Award checks are sent to recipients (including any employees pursuing an enrichment program who designate August 2019 as preferred check date). Checks are made payable to the accredited institution for the student only.
November – Award checks are sent to employee recipients pursuing an enrichment program who designate November 2020 as preferred check date. Checks are made payable to the accredited institution for the student only.
February – Award checks are sent to employee recipients pursuing an enrichment program who designate February 2021 as preferred check date. Checks are made payable to the accredited institution for the student only.
For additional information regarding the scholarship program, call 507.931.1682 or email email@example.com.