Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Tri-State Area is accepting applications from graduating high school seniors in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut seeking four-year college scholarships.
According to a press release from the nonprofit, scholarships are awarded based on "demonstrated academic achievement, financial need and community involvement."
Four scholarship programs are available:
- The African American Future Achievers Scholarship is open to students with at least one parent of of African-American or Black Caribbean heritage.
- The Asian Student Increasing Awareness Scholarship is open to students with at least one parent of Asian/Pacific-Islander heritage.
- The HACER scholarship is open to students with at least one parent of Hispanic heritage.
- The RMHC Scholars scholarship is open to all students, regardless of ethnicity.
Since 1985, Ronald McDonald House Charities has awarded over $44 million in scholarships, according to the release.