$50,000 Burger King Scholars Program 2021-2022

Written by Michael Nz. on January 16, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    All
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2022
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Email: burgerkingscholars@scholarshipamerica.org Call 507-931-8340 And Ask For BURGER KING? Scholars.

The Burger King Mclamore Foundation is pleased to announce the Burger King Scholarship Program.

This scholarship program is home to three Burger King Awards, namely the BURGER KING General Trackthe BURGER KING Employee-Based Track, and the James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship.

Check out the application procedures to get these Burger King scholarships as a student from the USA, Canada, or Puerto Rico.

The Scholars program helps workers, spouses or domestic partners of employees, children of employees, and high school seniors in the US, Puerto Rico, and Canada continue their own education.

Additionally, Burger King Scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the price of attending college or post-secondary technical/vocational school.

So far, the Burger King Scholarship Program has provided more than $35 million in scholarships to more than 33,000 students. Additionally, Scholarship America is administering the Burger Scholarships for the Burger King McLamore Foundation.

Brief description of the Burger King Mclamore Foundation

The Burger King Mclamore Foundation was established in October 2005. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity and the charitable arm of the Burger King system.

Over the years, the Burger King Mclamore Foundation, with Burger King Corporation employees, franchisees, vendors, and guests, has been able to make a positive impact in the communities where they work and live.

Today, the Foundation administers the Burger King Scholars program and the Burger King Family Fund.

Scholarship/Field Level

The Burger King Mclamore Scholarship is intended for high school students, workers, employees, or their spouses who intend to enter a university for undergraduate studies.

Host Nationality

Burger King Mclamore for high school students will stay in the United States. If you are an international student and you wish to study in the United States, check out the best scholarships available to study in the United States of America.

Eligible Nationality:

The Burger King Scholarship is available to all US citizens. Also, read if you want to study abroad Simple and detailed answers on how to apply and win a scholarship.

scholarship benefits

The McLemore Family Foundation currently awards cash in the amount of $50,000 for scholarships.

scholarship number

The number of offers in the Burger King Mclamore Scholarship is approximately three in each academic year.

Burger King General Track Eligibility

This Burger King scholarship is available to all qualified high school students. However, to qualify for this Burger King scholarship, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Live in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico to qualify for the Burger King scholarship
  • Be a high school graduate (for the US and Puerto Rico), graduate from grade 12 (for Canada), or graduate from home school education in the US, Puerto Rico, or Canada
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2019-20 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college, or vocational-technical school in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico.

Note: Employees, spouses or domestic partners of employees, and dependent children of employees who meet the eligibility requirements for General and Employee-Based Tracking will be considered for an award in both tracks, but if selected, will only receive a prize.

Burger King Employee Based Track Eligibility

This Mclamore Foundation Burger King Scholarship has two categories. Are:

  • Employees, spouses or domestic partners of employees, and dependent children of employees who are pursuing traditional post-secondary education
  • Employees and spouses or domestic partners of employees following an enrichment program (enrichment programs include, but are not limited to, language, computer, and accounting courses).

Burger King employees pursuing a traditional post-secondary education

To qualify for the Burger King Scholars Program as an employee, spouse or domestic partner of employees, and dependent children of employees pursuing a traditional post-secondary education must meet the following criteria.

You must be:

  • Live in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico to qualify for Burger King scholarships.
  • An employee of Burger King Corporation or a participating BURGER KING franchisee (franchisees) OR
  • A spouse (unless legally separated) or domestic partner of a Burger King Corporation employee or Franchisee OR
  • A dependent child of a Burger King Corporation employee or Franchisee (designated employer) AND
  • Graduate from high school seniors (for the United States and Puerto Rico), or may have obtained a GED. Also, you can graduate from grade 12 (Canada) or graduate from homeschooling in the United States, Puerto Rico, or Canada. You can also be a current college student or graduate student in the United States, Puerto Rico, or Canada
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
  • Plan to enroll in the 2020-2021 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college, or vocational-technical school in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico

Burger King employees pursuing an enrichment program

To qualify for the Burger King Scholars Program as an employee and spouse or domestic partner of employees pursuing an enrichment program, you must meet the following criteria.

You must be:

  • Live in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico to qualify for Burger King scholarships
  • An employee of Burger King Corporation or a member of BURGER KINGfranchisee (franchisees) OR
  • A spouse (unless legally separated) or domestic partner of a Burger King Corporation employee or Franchisee (designated employer) AND
  • Plan to enroll less than half-time or intermittently in GED, enrichment, certification, or other courses that enhance learning. Please note, however, that you must complete the program or course at an accredited institution in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico.

James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship Eligibility

The James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship is a special scholarship from Burger King. The Foundation will choose recipients from the pool of Burger King Scholars, which includes Burger King General Track and Burger King Employee-Based Track applicants.

Therefore, to be eligible, you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States or Canada to qualify for the Burger King Scholarship,
  • A high school graduate who graduated within the last few years, or be considered a full-time student who is a senior at a senior high school or home school in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico,
  • Students who are entering as full-time freshmen at a licensed four-year college or university that is located in the U.S. and may be exempt from taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code,
  • Students who have a cumulative unweighted grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3, or
  • Students who have a minimum ACT Composite score of 25 or even a minimum combined SAT score of 1700,
  • Students who demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, or similar co-curricular activities (eg, student administration, team sports, fraternity life, etc.); Y,
  • Students exhibiting substantial work experience.

Backup documents

In order for you to complete your Burger King Scholarship application in some or all of the three categories, you will need to provide a few documents to the Foundation.

Here are the documents you need to submit;

  • A complete and up-to-date transcript of high school or college transcripts is required to be uploaded with your application. Report cards are not accepted.
  • Unofficial or web transcripts must show the student’s name, school name, interest and credit hours for each class, and the length of the course.
  • An inventory of work experiences and participation in community and school activities.
  • BURGER KING Employee information if your request must always be connected with a member of staff
  • Where appropriate, the financial details of your household.

Which are the selection criteria?

Of course, the Burger King McLamore Foundation has certain qualities that they are looking for in students who will take the Burger King Scholar Program.

The Burger King McLamore Foundation will select applicants based on:

  • academic files
  • Participation in school and community activities.
  • Length of employment (enrichment awards only)
  • Work Experience (James W. McLamore “WHOPPER” Scholarships only)
  • Financial Information (James W. McLamore “WHOPPER” Scholarship only)

Selection process

The only way to apply for Burger King scholarships is through a web-based electronic application. The Burger King McLamore Foundation will process the first 50,000 applications submitted and applicants can complete the application in English, Spanish or French. Also, incomplete or unsubmitted applications will not be processed.

In addition, the McLamore Foundation will screen and select recipients for each pool of applicants using the following criteria:

  • The Burger King General Track: The Burger King McLamore Foundation considers each applicant’s academic record (50%) and their participation in school and community activities (50%)
  • Burger King Employee-Based Tracking for Children of Employees, Spouse/Domestic Partner of Employees, and Employees Pursuing a Traditional Post-Secondary Education: The McLamore Foundation considers each applicant’s academic record (50%) and participation in school and community activities (50 %)
  • The Burger King  Employee-Based Tracking for employees or spouse/domestic partner of employees undertaking an enrichment program: The Burger Kings McLamore Foundation considers each applicant’s participation in school and community activities (50%) and length of service of the employed with the Designated Employer (50%)
  • James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship: The McLamore Foundation considers each applicant’s academic record (50%) and participation in school and community activities and work experience (50%). Financial needs will be considered

Burger King Scholarship Application Procedures

  1. account creation

    Begin your Burger King scholarship application by clicking the  Create an Account link at the bottom of this page. To do this, you will need to create a username and password to register for a student account. The foundation will then notify you through an email validation process before an account is created for you. In the meantime, you must use a valid email address. The final step in creating your account is to fill out the scholarship information that Burger King is applying for in your student profile.

  2. Start the Request.

    Once you have successfully created your student account and provided your profile information, you will have access to the application. During the application process, you may leave the Site by clicking the  Logout button or  Save and Logout links located on the Site. To log in and proceed with your Burger King scholarship application, you must enter the username and password that you provided when registering for a student account.

  3. Request for review

    Be sure to carefully review your application before submitting it. The McLamore Foundation recommends that you print a paper copy of your application for your records. However, please do not submit paper copies of the online application to Scholarship America or the BURGER KING McLAMORE℠ Foundation.

  4. Request form

    Also, please make sure to complete all application pages with the required fields in the format described to submit the application. Please use standard capitalization (i.e., Jmal  Smith, 101  Main  Street  New  York,  NY ) when entering your data. Please note that once you have submitted your Burger King Scholarship application, you will not be able to do any further review.

To start the application process, press the button below!

Scholarship Application Deadline

Remember that you must submit the Burger King scholarship application digitally. Scholarships range from $1000 to $50,000 and the application form window is available October 15th through December 15th annually.

In the meantime, if the Burger King McLamore Foundation receives 50,000 applications before December 1-5, the application may no longer be available.

Additionally, after the submission and deadline, students will still have access to your portal to view your submission, receive status updates, and update profile information, but you cannot make any changes or additions to your Burger King scholarship application.

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