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Ronald® .McDonald House Charities® U.S. Scholarships

RMHC® of the Philadelphia Region, Inc. grants approximately $83,000 each year to college-bound high school seniors from the Greater Philadelphia area based on academic achievement, community service and financial need.

Scholarship programs include:

RMHC/Future Achievers®, which awards thirteen (13) $1,000 and two $5,000 scholarships to African American high school seniors.

RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources® (HACER® ®)*, which awards thirteen $1,000 and two $5,000 scholarships to Latino high school seniors.

.*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.

RMHC Scholars®, which awards thirteen $1,000 and two $5,000 scholarships to local high school seniors.

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RMHC/Asian Students Increasing Achievement® (ASIA®), which awards one $5,000 and nine $1,000 scholarships to local high school seniors.

General Eligibility Requirements

To apply for an RMHC scholarship, a student must:

• Be a high school senior

• Be younger than 21 years old

• Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study

• Be a legal U.S. resident

• Live in a participating RMHC Chapter’s geographic area

• Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application

• Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program

• Verification of enrollment each year at the student’s accredited post-secondary institution


The 2014 Scholarship deadline has passed. Please check back in October for the 2015 Scholarship application! For any questions about the Scholarship Program application process, please contact International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. at or 855-670-4787. To search the Frequently Asked Questions about the program and the application process, click here.


Click here to see our 2014 Scholarship Winners. Congratulations!