Scholarships: $233,000 in McDonald’s Scholarships
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California has disclosed that it’s accepting applications for it’s scholarship program. $233,000 up for grabs for high school seniors in the region, including Riverside County.
“In today’s world, a college degree is a necessity, but the cost of chasing those higher education dreams can seem overwhelming to families,” said Vince Bryson, CEO of RMHC of Southern California. “Since 1990, we have committed millions to helping Southland families ease their financial worries so students can focus on all the opportunities that a higher education affords.’
The chapter says it will dole out 85 scholarships in four of its programs including: RMHC/Asian Pacific American Students Increasing Achievement (ASIA), RMHC/African American Future Achievers, RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (HACER) and RMHC/Scholars.
The Scholarship is applicable toward tuition fees and other appropriate educational expenses. To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year postsecondary institution following graduation.
The 2016/2017 scolarship application is open through to January 18, interested candidates should visit www.rmhcsc.org/scholarships for more information.