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Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Dunkin’ and its franchisees are committed to a strong local community. The Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program has been established to recognize the importance of education and provide support to residents of the community and our extended corporate family. This program will award up to 25 $2,000 scholarships to qualified students throughout the region.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program award must:

  • Be high school seniors who are residents of one of the counties listed* or current undergraduate students attending school in one of the counties listed*, who plan to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
    • *Eligible Counties are as follows:
      • Kent or New Castle counties in DE
      • Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, or Salem counties in NJ
      • Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, or Philadelphia counties in PA
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) or higher.

Dunkin’ full-time or part-time employees who meet the eligibility criteria are also encouraged to apply.

Franchise owners and dependents are not eligible.

Up to 25 scholarships will be granted. If selected as a recipient, the student will receive:

  • A $2,000 award
    • Awards are for one year only and are not renewable.
    • Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Financial need will not be considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Dunkin’ play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities & honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation


Applicants will be notified in late May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Dunkin’.  Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Dunkin' has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!