The Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association Scholarship Program


The application program goes live annually on November 1 and the deadline to apply is NOW February. Please encourage applicants/interested employees to return to this page and navigate to the Scholarship America Hub to register and begin the application process!

The Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association (IHFA) has established a scholarship program to assist employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

Applicants to The Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association Scholarship Program must be:

Employees of Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association members who have a minimum of six (6) months employment with the franchise as of the application deadline date. Employees must remain employed at the time awards are paid.
• Employees who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted each year. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.