Industry News | March 2, 2016

Dunkin' Donuts Awards $50,000 to Philadelphia Students

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Dunkin’ Donuts and its franchisees in greater Philadelphia announced the Seventh Annual Dunkin’ Donuts Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program, which will award $50,000 in scholarships to area high school seniors. Dunkin’ Donuts will award 25 recipients with a $2,000 scholarship.

“The local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee group is committed to strengthening each one of our communities here in Greater Philadelphia,” says Perry Shah, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee and chairman of the Dunkin’ Donuts Philadelphia Advertising Committee.

“Since its inception, this program has awarded $200,000 in scholarships to ease the financial burden of college for deserving students in the region. We look forward to recognizing more outstanding students in our region this year.”

Interested applicants in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Kent or New Castle County, Delaware, can visit any Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the region for complete eligibility requirements. Online applications are available now and must be completed by April 15.

Applicants to the Dunkin’ Donuts Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must be high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in fall 2016. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
  • Must be residents of Kent or New Castle Counties in Delaware; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Salem, or Warren Counties in New Jersey; Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, or Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania.

The Dunkin’ Donuts scholarship program is managed by Scholarship America—the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. 

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