Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of the Philadelphia Region with the support of the McDonald’s® Owner/Operators of the Greater Philadelphia Region are seeking qualified applicants from the Greater Philadelphia Region to apply for one of four scholarships:
· RMHC® Scholars for high school seniors of all backgrounds regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
· RMHC®/African American Future Achievers for students with at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage
· RMHC®/Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources (HACER®) for students with at least one parent of Hispanic or Latino heritage
· RMHC®/Asian Students Increasing Achievement (ASIA) for students with at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage
In 2014, RMHC will award fifty-five (55) scholarships, totaling more than $80,000, to local high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, community involvement, financial need and plan on attending a two- or four-year college during the next academic year.
Do you know a student who fits this description? Encourage current high school seniors to apply online now through January 21. All college-bound high school seniors who meet the eligibility requirements in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Kent and New Castle Counties in Delaware are encouraged to apply and will be asked to submit a high school transcript, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement detailing their background and community involvement.
For more information, eligibility requirements, instructions for how to apply and to view the 2013 scholarship winners, visit: http://www.rmhcphilly.org/what-we-do/scholarships. Please note that students can only apply for one of the four scholarship programs and will compete at the local level.