The Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association (IHFA) has established a scholarship program to assist employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement 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 to The Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association Scholarship Program must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted each year.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Applicants will be notified in April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association. Payments are made in early August.
Employees must remain employed at the time awards are paid.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of The Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association play a role in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
The Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time, with or without notice including termination of the program.
Recipients have no obligation to the Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association. They are, however, required to notify Scholarship America of any changes in address, school enrollment, or other relevant information, and to send a complete official transcript when requested.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.