Burger King in area offers scholarships through various locations

Burger King franchisee Broadway Restaurant Group, which operates locations throughout Metro East, is inviting graduating area high school seniors to apply to the local Burger King Scholars program.

Every Broadway Restaurant Group Burger King location will award $1,000 in scholarship money to students from the nearby community. In total, Broadway Restaurant Group will award more than $50,000.

“We hope to see a bunch of area students and employees apply for this great scholarship opportunity,” said Michael Adams, Broadway Restaurant Group’s vice president of Operations. “It is one of our core values to support each community surrounding our restaurants by hiring local residents, awarding scholarships through the Burger King Scholars program and participating in various community service events and initiatives.”

More information about the program and the application can be found at bk-scholars.com

Graduating high school seniors as well as Burger King employees and their family members who will attend an accredited two- or four-year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school are eligible to apply. Winners will be selected based on both academic record and community service experience. The deadline to apply is Dec. 15, 2019.

Between now and Nov. 30, guests are encouraged to donate to the Burger King Scholars program when they dine-in or drive-through order at any Burger King restaurant.

Based in Maryland Heights, Broadway Restaurant Group operates Burger King locations in St. Louis, across Missouri and in Southern Illinois. Over the next few months, the franchisee will open new Missouri locations in St. Roberts, Bellefontaine, Union, at Hanley and Natural Bridge and a second location in Jefferson City.

Participating Illinois locations are:

Alton

Belleville

Benton

Bethalto

Collinsville

Columbia

Fairview Heights

Granite City

Highland

Jerseyville

Litchfield

Mount Vernon

Okawville

Pontoon Beach

Troy

Vandalia

Wood River

Participating Missouri locations:

Brentwood

Bridgeton Walmart

Columbia

Cross Keys

Ellisville

Ferguson

Florissant

Jefferson City

Joplin

Kingdom City

Marshfield

Maryland Heights

Moberly

O’Fallon

Overland

St Ann

St Charles

St Claire

St Louis

St Peters

Sunset Hills

Tesson

Troy

Villa Ridge

Warrenton

Washington

Waynesville

Webb City

Wentzville

Wentzville Walmart

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