Expanded Program Will Award $15,000 to Eligible High School Seniors across Palm Beach Treasure Coast, Greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale and Greater Ft. Myers-Naples Areas
Dunkin’ Donuts announced today applications for its 2016 Dunkin’ Donuts South / Southwest Florida Scholarship Program are now available online at http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/ddonuts-fl/. This year, Dunkin’ Donuts has expanded the program to award $1,000 scholarships to 15 eligible students across the Palm Beach Treasure Coast, Greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale and Greater Ft. Myers-Naples areas.
“Since 2014, Dunkin’ Donuts South / Southwest Florida Scholarship Program has awarded $5,000 to deserving students across the region to help offset the cost of continuing their education after high school,” said Melissa Goulette, Field Marketing Manager, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. “We’re excited to grow the program this year and help make an even greater impact in our local communities across the state of Florida.”
Applicants must be high school seniors currently attending school in one of the following counties in South / Southwest Florida: Indian River, Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Collier, Glades, Lee, Charlotte and DeSoto. Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2016-2017 school year. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate financial need.
Applications must be postmarked by April 29, 2016. For more information about the 2016 Dunkin’ Donuts South / Southwest Florida Scholarship Program and to submit an application, please visit http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/ddonuts-fl/.
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 nine years running. The company has more than 11,500 restaurants in 40 countries worldwide. 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.