PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dunkin’ and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees today announced the launch of its thirteenth annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program, which will award $100,000 in scholarships to area high school and college students. With the program’s return, Dunkin’ franchisees are celebrating by increasing the individual scholarship awards from $2,000 to $5,000 per student to help ease the financial burden of college.
In collaboration with Scholarship America, Dunkin’ will award a $5,000 academic scholarship to 20 students throughout the greater Philadelphia region to attend an undergraduate students an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school of their choice in Fall 2022. Dunkin’s Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program will be open to current part-time and full-time 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.
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“Dunkin’ franchises throughout the greater Philadelphia area are excited to launch the annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program to continue helping the students in our communities as they work toward advanced education,” said Perry Shah, Dunkin’ Franchisee and Chairman of the Dunkin’ Philadelphia Advertising Committee. “We are looking forward to recognizing more deserving students this year and are thrilled to offer a larger scholarship award, aiming to help ease the financial burden of college.”
Since its creation in 2009, the Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program has awarded $500,000 in scholarships to 300 outstanding part-time and full-time undergraduate students and high school seniors.
Applications for the thirteenth annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program will be accepted through April 15. Applicants must be high school seniors or current undergraduate students who plan to enroll in a part-time or full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in Fall 2022. Applicants must reside and/or be currently enrolled in college in Southeastern Pa., Southern NJ, or Kent and New Castle counties Del. to be considered. For more information or to apply, visit https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/dunkinphilly/.
Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel, and muffin categories. Dunkin’ has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 15 years running. The company has more than 12,600 franchised restaurants in 40 countries worldwide. Dunkin’ is part of the Inspire Brands family of restaurants. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
About Scholarship America
Scholarship America is a non-profit organization that helps students fulfill their college dreams. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed over $4.5 billion to more than 2.8 million students. The organization works with partners to lower barriers to a college education and give students the support needed to succeed. Learn more at scholarshipamerica.org.
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