It’s that time of year again, kids. The Ronald McDonald House Charities the McDonald’s Owner/Operators of the Greater Philadelphia Region are looking for 15 Latino students who will receive college funding. Aqui tenemos mas informacion:
The HACER program will award 15 total scholarships, two at $5,000 and 13 at $1,000, to eligible Latino students throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware.
Applicants will be asked to submit a high school transcript, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement detailing their background and community involvement. Applications are available in high school guidance offices and must be completed and postmarked by no later than January 27, 2012. To download an application, visit www.rmhc.org, or for more information, please call (215) 790-4320.
“RMHC and McDonald’s are proud to partner with the Latino community to support higher education among our youth,” said local McDonald’s Owner/Operator Frank Franco. “We view these scholarship programs as an opportunity for them to achieve their academic dreams and as an investment in their future.”
Students who apply for the RMHC/HACER Scholarship will automatically be considered for one of four RMHC/HACER National Scholarships awarded through the support of the McDonald’s Hispanic Operators Association. These students will be eligible to receive $100,000 payable over four years ($25,000 per year), provided that the student can provide verification of enrollment each year at an accredited institution providing post-secondary education.
Last year, the program awarded a total of $23,000 in college scholarships to 15 outstanding students, who are now pursuing their dreams of attending college.