Burger King Scholars Program

🏆 Available:
💰 $1,000
⏳ 12/15

Last year this scholarship received 30,701 applicant(s). $3,000,000 was awarded to 2800 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

BURGER KING℠ McLamore Foundation, which was established in October 2005, is the charitable arm of the BURGER KING® system and is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Foundation, together with Burger King Corporation employees, franchisees, suppliers, and guests, has been able to make a positive impact in the communities in which we work and live. Today the Foundation administers the BURGER KING Scholars program and the BK℠ Family Fund.

Who is the Burger King Scholars Program for?

The BURGER KING℠ Scholars program assists employees, employees’ spouses or domestic partners, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada in continuing their education.

How are Burger King Scholars chosen?

Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship, and education were the values that defined BURGER KING® brand co-founder James W. McLamore. It was those values that helped realize a dream and it is those same values that are the core of the BURGER KING℠ McLamore Foundation, which will continue to build on his legacy and his commitment to education.

Burger King scholarship details

  • The number of awards will be determined by the funds available and the number of applicants.
  • Most scholarships are non-renewable awards of up to $1,000. Awards cannot exceed educational costs
  • The scholarships can be applied to tuition, fees or books required for course load at accredited, two- or four-year colleges/universities in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico (Note: Employees and employees’ spouses or domestic partners may use awards to take enrichment courses at accredited institutions).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required
  • Resume Required
  • Community Service Required

How To Apply

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Donor: Burger King McLamore Foundation

Inspired by the BURGER KING® brand co-founder, James “Jim” McLamore and his passion for education, the Foundation creates brighter futures by empowering individuals and feeding potential. Founded in 2005, the Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 charitable organization. Our purpose is to increase the social value of the BURGER KING® brand by providing education and emergency relief.