McDonald's Educates Scholarship Program

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • McDonald's Family Restaurants of Greater DC
  • Address
  • 2200 Clarendon Blvd
  • Suite 2200
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • March 21, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 53
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • The McDonald's Educates Scholarship program honors outstanding high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, character, exceptional scholastic skills, and volunteerism. The McDonald's Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C., believe it is important to recognize young people who try to make a positive difference in their community, and is proud to honor those students through the annual scholarship program.

    McDonald’s® franchisees have always placed a high value on education and are committed to helping further education within the communities in which they do business. For this reason, the McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C., has decided to honor youth who are leaders in school and within their communities.

    Qualified applicants are high school seniors residing in the Greater Washington, D.C., and outlying areas (counties included are listed below). These students will have participated in a variety of extracurricular community activities, demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, and achieved academic excellence.

    This year, scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive one of three scholarships in the amount of $5,000, $2,500 or $1,500 which will go directly to the college or university the recipient plans to attend. There will be a minimum of 53 honorees. Winners will be recognized in the spring and will also be featured in a publicity campaign.

    Applicants must also attend high school in one of the counties or independent cities served by the McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C. Those counties and independent cities are:
    - In Maryland – Alleghany, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Cumberland, Frederick, Garrett, Montgomery, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s and Washington
    - In Virginia – City of Alexandria, Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, City of Fairfax, Fairfax, City of Falls Church, Fauquier, City of Fredericksburg, Frederick, King George, Loudoun, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park, Page, Prince William, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Warren, Westmoreland and City of Winchester
    - In West Virginia – Berkeley, Hampshire, Grant, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral and Morgan
    - District of Columbia

    The goal of this program is to honor diversity and award scholarships across ethnic groups. Descendants of McDonald’s Owner/Operators or members of the selection committee are ineligible to apply for this scholarship.

    McDonald’s crew members and their families are eligible to apply.

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