Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts announces it will award a total of $50,000 to 25 local high school seniors this academic year through its scholarship program. Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, with funds available to eligible Hispanic applicants via the RMHC®/HACER® (Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources) Scholarship and additional funds available to any student, regardless of race or ethnicity, via the RMHC® Scholars Scholarship. Scholarship applications are now available online at (www.rmhc-ctma.org/scholarships) or by calling 1-855-670-4787. Students can also see their guidance counselor for applications. The deadline for submitting an application for the 2013-2014 scholarship program is January 21, 2014.
Eligibility requirements for RMHC Scholarships:
1. Be eligible to enroll in and attend a two-or four-year college with a full course study.
2. Reside in a participating area.
Additional eligibility requirement RMHC/HACER Scholarship:
- Applicants must have at least one parent of Hispanic origin.
Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.