Scholarship Requirements
  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (high school or college) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • If an applicant under the age of 18 is selected as a potential Hungry for Education™ scholarship recipient, in order to be confirmed as a winner, the student’s parent or legal guardian must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Assignment of Rights.
  • Scholarship funds awarded to winners must be used for education, such as tuition and related fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at an accredited post-secondary education institution.
  • Student must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA (high school and college). NOTE: Each partner organization may have additional requirements; however, GPA level varies.
  • Students will need to provide a 300-word essay (high school) or 500-word essay (college) on how Denny’s can bring their communities together.
  • High school and college students must meet GPA level and other requirements set by each partner organization.
  • Students can apply for multiple scholarships each year, but the essay must be different for each scholarship application. Students are only eligible to receive one scholarship per year.