PHILADELPHIA -- Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of the Philadelphia Region, Inc., with the support of the McDonald's® Owner/Operators of the Greater Philadelphia Region, are seeking local, qualified applicants to apply for one of four scholarships: RMHC Scholars Scholarship for all high school seniors; the RMHC/African American Future Achievers Scholarship for African American high school seniors; the RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources® (HACER®) Scholarship for Latino high school seniors; and the RMHC/Asian Students Increasing Achievement (ASIA) Scholarship for Asian high school seniors. Fifty-five (55) total scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 each, will be awarded the summer of 2017.
RMHC of the Philadelphia Region offers college scholarships to all 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.
"RMHC scholarship winners are students who not only excel academically, but prove to be leaders within their schools and communities," said Bill Roberson, president of RMHC of the Philadelphia Region, Inc. and a McDonald's Owner/Operator. "Each year, we are honored to have the opportunity to recognize the many accomplishments of these outstanding young role models and help make their higher education dreams a reality."
Applicants may apply online at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC now through January 18, 2017 and will be asked to submit a high school transcript, a letter of recommendation and a series of personal statements detailing their background and community involvement. For any questions about the scholarship program application process, please contact International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. at RMHC@applyists.com or 855-670-4787. To search the frequently asked questions about the program and the application process, click here.