BURGER KINGSM SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded nearly $45 million in scholarships to 36,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across North America since 2000. In 2020 alone, the Foundation awarded $4 million in scholarships to 3,600 students.
Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
The application period for the 2021-2022 school year begins on Oct. 15, 2021 and closes Dec. 15, 2021.