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Dunkin' Donuts offers scholarships to local kids

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Posted at 12:00 PM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 12:33:12-04

Attention high school seniors: Dunkin' Donuts is offering $1,000 scholarships to 15 eligible students across South Florida. 

Applications 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, visit http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/ddonuts-fl/

“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.”

The scholarships will go to students across the Palm Beach Treasure Coast, Greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale and Greater Ft. Myers-Naples areas.