VIRGINIA/DC — Dunkin’ is kicking off its inaugural Dunkin’s DMV Regional Scholarship Program, where local Dunkin’ franchisees are awarding $100,000 in scholarships to high school and college students.
In partnership with Scholarship America, Dunkin’ is awarding 40 students each with $2,500 scholarships toward their pursuit of higher education at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in fall 2022.
The scholarships are open to current part-time and full-time undergraduate students and high school seniors. Recipients will be selected based on their academic record, demonstrated leadership skills and overall commitment to their school and local community.
“On behalf of my fellow DMV-area franchisees, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to recognize the hardworking students in our local communities and help ease the financial burden of higher education for deserving students throughout the region,” Maria Icaza, a DC- area Dunkin’ franchisee, said in a statement Wednesday.
The local franchisees of Dunkin’ restaurants in the DC area are the sole funders of the program.
For more information or to apply for a scholarship, visit the DMV Regional Scholarship Program website. Applications for the scholarship program will be accepted through April 15.
Applicants must live or currently be enrolled in college in the District of Columbia, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Clarke County, Frederick County, Shenandoah County, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County and Warren County.
The scholarships are also open to students in Berkeley and Jefferson counties, West Virginia, and Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Harford, Howard, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties, Maryland.
“The Scholarship Program is part of our commitment to keep local students running on Dunkin’ and serve as a reminder of the importance of supporting our local communities as our local community does for us,” Icaza said.