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College Scholarships Available to High School Seniors

Oct. 8, 2012

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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Philadelphia Region with the support of the McDonald's owner/operators of Greater Philadelphia seeks qualified local applicants to apply for one of four scholarships. The scholarships are RMHC Scholars Scholarship for all high shool seniors, the RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (HACER) Scholarship for Hispanic high school seniors, the RMHC/African American Future Achievers Scholarship for African American high school seniors, and the RMHC/Asian Students Increasing Achievement (ASIA) Scholarship for Asian high school seniors.

Fifty-five total scholarships are awarded ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each.

RMHC of the Philadelphia Region offers college scholarships to all high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, community involvement and financial need, and who plan on attending a two- or four-year college during the next academic year.

"RMHC Scholarship winners are exceptional students who excel academically while taking on extra leadership roles and volunteering in their communities," said Mike Anton, president of RMHC of the Philadelphia Region Inc. and a McDonald's Owner/Operator. "Each year we are proud to recognize their accomplishments and to help make a college education a reality for these outstanding young role models."

Applicants may apply online at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC from Oct. 1 through Dec. 20 and will be asked to submit a high school transcript, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement detailing their background and community involvement. For any questions about the Scholarship Program, contact International Scholarship and Tuition Services Inc. at RMHC@applyists.com or 855-670-4787.

Source: Copyright PRNewswire 2012

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