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Scholarship Program


Wingstop Foundation scholarships are offered in partnership with National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.


Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must be US citizen or legal resident
  • Must be pursuing degree related to restaurant, hospitality, or food service industry
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the upcoming academic year
  • Cannot be immediate family member of any employee of the National Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation or any state restaurant association

Program Information:

  • January 15: app opens > April 1: app closes > June: award notifications
  • Application is completed online at; applicants need to provide current transcripts, proof of enrollment, two letters of recommendation; answer essay questions
  • Merit-based scholarship program; applicants are evaluated on individual achievements, essay answers, and letters of recommendation
  • Awards can be $2,500, $5,000, $7,500, or $10,000
  • Funds can be used for tuition and fees, books, room and board (on or off campus), or any other school-related expense (e.g. uniforms, knife kits, supplies, etc.)


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