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BURGER KING Scholars Program

Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded nearly $60 million in scholarships to over 49,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across North America since 2000. In 2023 alone, the Foundation awarded over 34.6 million in scholarships to nearly 3,200 students. 

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $60,000 and are intended to help students in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. 

You are invited to apply for the Burger King Scholars program if you are a high school senior in one of those locations, you have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent); you demonstrate community involvement through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations; and you plan to enroll full-time in 2024-25 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico or Guam. 

Opening October 2024