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Burger King Scholarship Due 1/10!

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The BURGER KING® Scholars Program has awarded more than $15.4 million to high school seniors and employees across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since the program’s inception in 2000.

Last year alone, the program awarded more than $1.4 million in scholarships to 1,258 students, and introduced and awarded four new major scholarships, including one King $25,000 award and three James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship $50,000 awards.

Scholarship details:

  • All Company and Franchise restaurant, corporate and field employees, children of employees and high school seniors are eligible to apply.
  • Franchisees that fund scholarships can designate them to their franchise group employees and to their local communities.
  • Now there are more ways to use the scholarships:
    • Accredited educational programs, including computer and language courses (Employees Only)
    • Accredited colleges, universities or vocational/technical schools
  • In addition to the $1,000 awards, there are more scholarships than ever including:
    • $50,000 James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship Award
    • $25,000 “KING” National Award
    • $5,000 Regional Awards

Click here to apply now.

New York State PHADA Offers $1,000 Scholarship

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On behalf of PHADA the Public Housing Authority Directors Association and NYSPHADA the New York State branch of the Directors Association, a $1,000 scholarship for high school seniors living in public or assisted housing at a NYSPHADA member agency will be awarded.

Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an authorized NYCHA resident or Section 8 recipient
  • Be a high school senior preparing to enter higher level learning (defined as a 2-4 year college, trade school or formal certification program)
  • Have a minimum B grade point average
  • Submit the required essays
  • Submit the required recommendations
  • Submit an original high school transcript

There are two scholarship applications. Please review the application instructions carefully. Incomplete application packages that do not meet the requirements will not be considered. If you have questions or need assistance, contact NYCHA via email at: scholarships@nycha.nyc.gov.

Application packages can be downloaded from NYCHA’s website: http://on.nyc.gov/nychascholarshipsApplications must be completed and postmarked or faxed no later than January 14, 2013.  The second portion is due February 1, 2013.

Click here to access and download the application: 2013-NYSPHADA-Scholarship-w-NYCHA

NYCHA Offers 3 (Up to $7,000) PHADA Scholarships

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The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is committed to supporting its residents by offering opportunities to further their education and make a difference for themselves, their families and their communities.  On behalf of PHADA the Public Housing Authority Directors Association and NYSPHADA the New York State branch of the Directors Association, NYCHA is pleased to inform its residents and Section 8 recipients of an opportunity to apply for college scholarships ranging from $5,000 up to $7,000.

Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an authorized NYCHA resident or Section 8 recipient
  • Be a high school senior preparing to enter higher level learning (defined as a 2-4 year college, trade school or formal certification program)
  • Have a minimum B grade point average
  • Submit the required essays
  • Submit the required recommendations
  • Submit an original high school transcript

There are two scholarship applications. Please review the application instructions carefully. Incomplete application packages that do not meet the requirements will not be considered. If you have questions or need assistance, contact NYCHA via email at: scholarships@nycha.nyc.gov.

Application packages can be downloaded from NYCHA’s website: http://on.nyc.gov/nychascholarships. Applications must be completed and postmarked or faxed no later than January 14, 2013.  The second portion is due January 28, 2013.

THREE scholarships will be awarded:

  • 28h Annual Stephen J. Bollinger Memorial Scholarship, $7,000
  • Freedom & Civil Rights Scholarship, $5,000
  • HD Supply Scholarship, $5,000

Click here to access and download the application: 2013-PHADA-Scholarship-w-NYCHA