RMHC/HACER National Scholarship


January 18, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • RMHC/HACER National Scholarships are $100,000 ($25,000 per year paid over four years) for five students who verify enrollment at any accredited institution that provides post-secondary education each year, among other requirements.

    -Be a high school senior
    -Be a legal U.S. resident
    -Be younger than 21 years old
    -Must carry a minimum 2.7 GPA
    -Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study
    -Plan to enroll at an accredited post-secondary education institution during the academic year following their graduation

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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Makole S.  on 3/14/2018 11:54:38 PM

As a foreigner in America, I moved to America to better my education because my parents didn’t go to college and my country Liberia is a third world country that went through civil war; the civil war was a war between tribal groups and my father’s tribe was one of the targeted group for assassination. We moved to America in order to be safe. Now, in my country, boys are more uplifted to be the bread winner and go to school then girls. I want to better myself by becoming more educated and go back to my country to encourage these girls to go to school and better themselves educationally. I am the right person for this scholarship because my country is not a very safe place for girls and young children. Before moving to America, we experienced many incidents of arm robbery and one of them I recall very much. My father almost lost his arm from his body due to the arm rubber hitting him with a machete. Also, when Armed robbers attack, they tend to rape as many women as possible. it’s frightening because they have all kinds of diseases that they contracted from previous rape incidents. I believe that it was only by the grace of God that my sisters were able to hide in the bathroom without being noticed. This scholarship will impact my educational experience by motivating me to work harder academically by spending more time on my studies because last semester I had to work to pay for some of my fees. I spent a lot of time on work more than my academics and I would work very late and sleep in class most of the day. Because of the stress that came with work, I had terrible grades and couldn’t process the materials my teachers told me. This scholarship will relieve my family and me from taking loans that payed for some of the materials I needed for school. The scholarship will also make my educational experience at UNC positive instead of stressful. I f I get this scholarship, I will have the opportunity to become a nurse and when I become a nurse, I’ll travel back to my

Abraham S  on 1/28/2018 8:23:27 PM

I would love to applyfor this scholarship because it would give me a huge helping hand for my future endeavors. My mother being an immigrant has unfortunately left us in a bit of a financial struggle so with this gift I would be able to attend a four college and help my mothers financial load that she has. I would have only the utmost gratification but I also would never stop using the gift I was given to make a difference in the world.

Tyler O  on 1/27/2018 10:35:19 PM

If I was awarded this scholarship I would no longer live a life full of worrying about the future. Due to the fact that I worry about being able to go to college every single day. Like plenty of people I will be the first in my family to graduate high school. But, I would pour every sweat and tear I have to make sure my families sacrifices will not be unseen.

Hector M  on 1/17/2018 10:44:43 AM

This would be a big help for me and especially for my parents since they would be willing to give a lot in order for me to be able to become the first in the family to attend a four year university.

Julien P  on 1/15/2018 9:44:44 PM

This would be amazing and would be such a huge opportunity and big help financially for my family. I will be the first one ever in my entire family to go to college!!

Jennifer F  on 1/15/2018 7:50:18 PM

Jennifer F. 1/15/18 This is Jennifer F. I wan to qualified for this scholarship because I want to go to college and the fist one in the family going to college. I want to make my mom proud, she is been a single parent since day one. My mom is Hispanic as well as I, we came from a different country for a better opportunity. I live with one parent and would help a lot with this scholarship, she won't have to be worried about we going to do to paid college. Also I just want to make everyone proud and going to college is been my dreams.

alysia m  on 1/15/2018 5:59:42 PM

This scholarship would help me out so much. I come from a family in which I will be the first to attend college and I am proud to be the one to do so.

Alexis a  on 1/12/2018 8:53:15 PM

having an education and be a good citizen on our society is the key to success, but in order to achieve your goal you sometimes need to reach out and ask for help to people that care and value our effort and sacrifice. I appreciate and God bless you for your contributions to people like me that without your help we will never reach our goals. Thank you

Celine B.  on 1/9/2018 8:34:11 PM

Is this only foe high school students? Are there any scholarships for current undergraduate students?

bryan u  on 1/2/2016 10:40:43 PM

this would help me a lot, both my parents are both Hispanic and they do a lot for me and this would help them out. I would be the first one in the family to set foot in college!

mohamud h  on 10/9/2015 9:30:46 AM

my names mohamud and im from somalia i would love to have the opportunity to go to college since any of my brothers or family members has never been

Stephanie M  on 8/27/2015 10:47:45 AM

this scholarship would help me so much for me and epecially my parents my mother is Hispanic and she always tries to help me in my education and my father is a retired Veteran and a retired Teacher and he does everything in his power to help me with my Career and for my Future so im thankful to apply for this Scholarship

Yessenia S  on 9/17/2014 10:35:04 PM

The money coming out of this scholarship would help me a lot because both of my parents have done so much for me, and their biggest dream is to see me in college. I feel like this scholarship would be perfect to show them that i will accomplish my dreams.

Hannah A  on 12/12/2013 9:35:49 AM

I would be great for this scholarship. Both my parents are hispanic and the money would help tremendiously, because I feel super bad using my parents money because they have done so much for me already.

Keyri C  on 1/23/2011 1:22:15 PM

Because Ronald McDonald House Charities HACER Scholarship Program has help many hispanic student to have the opportunity to attend to a college.

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