PHILADELPHIA--(Dunkin’ Donuts and its franchisees in the Greater Philadelphia area will award $25,000 in college scholarships to regional high school seniors through the Fourth Annual Dunkin’ Donuts Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program.)--
“For many, attending college can be financially challenging. Our scholarship program serves to ease the financial burden of attending college for students in the communities we are proud to serve.”
“On behalf of Dunkin’ Donuts and our regional franchisees, we are very pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Dunkin’ Donuts Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program,” said Perry Shah, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee and Chairman of the Dunkin’ Donuts Advertising Committee for the Philadelphia market. “For many, attending college can be financially challenging. Our scholarship program serves to ease the financial burden of attending college for students in the communities we are proud to serve.”
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, or www.dunkindonuts.com/scholarship. Online applications are available beginning March 1, 2013 and must be completed online by April 15, 2013. Dunkin’ Donuts will award 25 recipients each with a $1,000 scholarship.
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 2013. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 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 or Salem 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.
About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for seven years running. The company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2012, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.9 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.