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Ronald McDonald House Charities African American Future Achievers

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January 18, 2018

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Local Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Chapters, with support from RMHC Global and McDonald's Corporation (McDonald's), offer scholarships to students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.

    Eligibility:
    -Currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage and who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school with a complete course of study
    -Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age and reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the Future Achievers Scholarship program
    -Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • P.O. Box 22376
  • Nashville, TN 37202
  • RMHC@applyists.com
  • 855-670-4787

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12/30/2016 11:25:24 PM

i applied for this scholarship because were i am from(fort worth,tx) nobody really try and go to the next level. i feel like i deserve this scholarship,only because i have a lot to offer this world i just don't have the money to afford for college and i really want you guys help.

1/18/2016 2:46:43 PM

I am an early graduate from Lake Norman high school in Mooresville, North Carolina . I was going the early graduate route to enlist in the Air force, but while analyzing my future endeavors I realized that i was more motivated and interested in college than the military. I would like to obtain my masters in biology, and ultimately become a Obstetrician. I have a history myself, i do not stop until i achieve them no what it takes. I've obtained that way of thinking from my mother, she's a college graduate in multiple areas. My mother is my friend and my mentor. She has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialization as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her ambition as a college student while raising children as single mother has fueled my determination to succeed and make her proud. She is now a Nurse Practitioner with Carolina Health System. Her life story, her strong will as a single mother, and all of her achievements give me so much motivation to not only be like her, but also to strive to become better. I remember joining Army JROTC my freshman and sophomore year at Mallard Creek High School. During my experience I gained increased Knowledge, leadership skills, team work, and delayed gratification which will aid me on my college journey. My integrity, intense leadership skills, and respect for higher authority was profoundly elevated while maintaining academic requirements. This can be represented by my GPA and ability to obtain early graduation at the age of `17 years old. JROTC helped make me who i am today, and i will not settle for less because i know what i'm capable of accomplishing if i put my mind to it. I believe in my generation that we can make a change and that we are smart enough to make the right choices, but we do not push each other enough. Not only is my career a way of helping the community, it is rewarding and fulfilling. The foundation of my upbringing is built upon being humble and appreciati

1/13/2016 2:00:19 AM

I am an African-American male applicant and am currently attending a school outside of the United States on a full-scholarship, but my school is not listed in the application. My family lives in U.S., and my permanent address is still in the U.S. Is there anyway for me to apply if my school is not listed in the drop-down menu as the application is formatted. I would really like to apply for this scholarship.

1/7/2016 8:12:52 PM

I'd like to receive this scholarship because it'll help me jumpstart my college career as a Linguistics major and the scholarship would assist me on paying for tuition, housing, etc,. If chosen I'd be grateful and appreciate the opportunity and become one of the first in my immediate family to FINISH my four-years in college.

12/29/2015 1:23:12 PM

I'm one of the many African-American females applicants here to try and gain this scholarship. I am currently a high school senior, and I wanted to go straight to a four year university. But I'm now headed to community college because money-wise it's cheaper. Also I will be one of few in my family who've attended college and succeeded in graduating. This scholarship will be a beneficial stepping stone for my college plan and pursuing a teaching degree where I can help impact children's lives positively.

12/5/2015 9:23:12 AM

What if we are going to community college and then transferring, can we not apply for this?

10/20/2015 5:36:22 PM

I believe this scholarship will help me achieve my dreams of going to college. I am wanting to go out of state for my college education, therefore the expense is increased exponentially. If I am lucky enough I hope this scholarship will make this path for me become more reachable.

7/22/2015 7:31:09 AM

I think this scholarship would be a great opportunity for me.

7/7/2015 4:09:18 PM

Coming from a family where very few attended college or even finished. I want to make a difference and make my mother proud of me, and make it easier on her financially.

11/2/2014 11:47:53 AM

I'm applying for this scholarship because I want to better myself and my future and to attempt to take a financial load off of my parents because they have several other children they need to send to college.

12/7/2013 3:31:04 PM

Rajai M. I would really like to apply for this scholarship. It can help me and my family out a lot, I will be the first one in my generation to attend college. I would like to go to the college of my choice but finance and tuition may restrict my choice to only a community college.

7/26/2012 1:57:04 AM

I have had personal experience with Ronald McDonald house, they are so caring and giving. I am applying because I also live in a single parent household and this would really make a big difference in helping toward my future, I am extremely grateful thank you.

12/9/2011 10:43:06 AM

I'm going to apply for this scholarship because this would help me out tremendously. I live in a single parent home and its already hard paying for bills and other necessary things. I would greatly appreciate the help, it would take s much stress of me and my family.

12/2/2011 11:33:04 AM

I would love to get this Scholarship, because not only would it help my family and myself out , but it would change my life and help to provide me with a better education.

10/29/2011 4:21:57 PM

I would like to apply for this because i want to be something in life. I would like to help the world in the people in it and this would be a great start.

10/25/2011 5:21:43 PM

I'm applying for this scholarship because it will help me to futher my educational goal and I am very passoniate about going to a good college to learn as much as I can to help me in my career in the long run.

10/7/2011 6:15:17 PM

I'm applying for this scholarship because I would like to further my education. I come from an African-American background where I would be the first to go to college. I'm struggling with the process of applying for colleges because I have no one before me to show me. This would definately make it a little easier for me. Thanks for the opportunity.

9/14/2011 7:59:00 PM

I'm Applying For This Scholarship because I'm trying to go to college and get a better education. This Scholarship will really help me reach that goal because my mother is a single parent of six and with this I believe that this is just a step closer to me being the pyshical Therapist That I plan to be

9/6/2011 2:50:32 PM

I applied for this scholarship because I'm an African American student that is trying to better my education and go off to school at an 4 year school. Paying for college is very expensive, so applying for this scholarship would help me have a chance to put toward my college tution. Thanks For the Chance

1/21/2011 5:19:44 PM

I applied to this scholarship because it will help me to further my educational goals.

1/20/2011 8:18:26 AM

i applied because i ma very passionate of college and my inspiration to be a doctor. the funding is expensive but am determined to make it and that is why i applied to seek your assistance.

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