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About our Scholarship Program

The Ronald McDonald House Charities® U.S. Scholarship program is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible graduating high school seniors who face limited access to educational and career opportunities. Scholarships are awarded by the local Ronald McDonald House Charities® Chapter, with support from Ronald McDonald House Charities® Global and McDonald’s Corporation. Students are selected, and awards are distributed based on demonstrated academic achievement, community involvement/leadership and financial need.

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If you are a high school senior planning to attend a two or four year college and reside in one of the counties in and around the Greater Houston/Galveston area please consider completing an application. Learn more about individual scholarships below.

RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (RMHC/HACER)

This scholarship program recognizes high school seniors of Hispanic heritage for demonstrating financial need and excellence in academics to pursue a higher education. Students must submit four short essays answering specific questions about their leadership experience, community service, etc., transcripts, financial need information, and a letter of recommendation.

RMHC/African-American Future Achievers

This scholarship program recognizes high school seniors of African-American heritage for demonstrating financial need and excellence in academics to pursue a higher education. Students must submit four short essays answering specific questions about their leadership experience, community service, etc., transcripts, financial need information, and a letter of recommendation.

RMHC/Asian-Pacific American Students Increasing Achievement (ASIA)

This scholarship program recognizes high school seniors of Asian Pacific heritage for demonstrating financial need and excellence in academics to pursue a higher education. Students must submit four short essays answering specific questions about their leadership experience, community service, etc, transcripts, financial need information, and a letter of recommendation.

RMHC/Scholars

This scholarship recognizes high school seniors of all heritages for demonstrating financial need and excellence in academics to pursue a higher education. Students must submit four short essays answering specific questions about their leadership experience, community service, etc, transcripts, financial need information, and a letter of recommendation

After you apply

All students who complete the scholarship application within the allotted time frame will be notified about the status of their application in April 2016 (remove), via E-mail.  Winning scholarship recipients of the 2015-2016 (remove) RMHC U.S. Scholarship program will be notified about their award via E-mail.  Winning scholarship recipients will be invited to a luncheon (location TBD) in May hosted by the McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association of Greater Houston; students may bring 2 family members and their school counselor or teacher. Good luck!

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