Burger King McLamore Foundation

H.E.R. (Helping Equalize Restaurants) Scholarship

At least two (2) H.E.R. Scholarship awards of $25,000 granted to the most qualified employees from the pool of eligible and submitted applicants.

Recipients will be chosen from the Burger King℠ Scholars pool of both Burger King® Employee-Based Track and employees pursuing an enrichment program applicants. Recipients must be:

  • Citizens of the United States
  • Be an employee* of Burger King Corporation or a participating Burger King® franchisee (Franchisees)
  • Plan to enroll** for the 2022-23 academic year at an accredited two or four-year culinary program or university in the United States.
  • Students who demonstrate substantial work experience and financial need
  • A high school graduate or have a GED

* Employees must be active on Designated Employer’s payroll for at least 6 months as of the application deadline date and employed at the time awards are first announced.

** Employees may be enrolled part-time or full-time

Officers, directors and spouses/domestic partners and children of officers and directors of the Burger King℠ Foundation are ineligible to apply for a scholarship.


The only mode of application will be a web-based e-application. The first 50,000 submitted applications will be processed. All applicants will be required to complete the application in English, Spanish or French. Incomplete/non-submitted applications will not be processed.

H.E.R. (Helping Equalize Restaurants) Scholarship: consideration will be given to applicant’s academic record/history, work experience, and a personal statement*. Financial need will be considered

* The H.E.R. Scholarship application will require a personal statement (minimum 200 words) from applicants outlining how they embody the Burger King® brand values of dreaming big, meritocracy, and authenticity, and if selected how they will use this opportunity to empower others 

For more information on the Burger King℠ Scholarship program, how to apply, and our awarding process, please visit https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/information.php