How to Apply

Go to scholarships page and select the appropriate link to the category that applies to you (current high school or college student).

Select the partner organization through which you wish to apply for the scholarship.

When the partner page opens, click “Apply Now.”

Complete the Denny’s Rewards form (optional). Upon completion, you will be enrolled as a Denny’s Rewards member and will automatically receive exlusive offers throughout the year. You then will be redirected to the appropriate website to complete the application. If you’re already a Denny’s Rewards member, you will be able to skip this step and go directly to the application.


Note that some scholarships have earlier deadlines — please check each scholarship for individual deadlines.

Only winners will be notified by February 28, 2022, and a list of all winners will be posted on
For additional information regarding the scholarship program, send an e-mail message to

The Denny’s Hungry for Education™ Program is available across the United States to students who are U.S. residents. By submitting an application, you agree that what you send will be deemed non-confidential and you grant Denny's, Inc. (along with the non-profit minority organization administrator) the right to use, copy, modify, edit, publish, transmit, and display your submission via any media, and that Denny's Inc. will be free to use your name, image, voice, city, state, essay and other identifying information, unless you specifically request in writing that we not do so. If applicant winner is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must sign.

Denny’s, Inc., will not be administering or selecting the scholarship winner.
Each organization will be responsible for administering and selecting its scholarship winner. Denny’s, Inc., only provides scholarship dollars to the organizations for awarding to the winners. See more information under each Hungry for Education™ partner information.