|GREATER SPRINGFIELD Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts has announced it will award a total of $50,000 to 22 local high school seniors this academic year through its scholarship program.|
Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, with $31,000 allocated to eligible Hispanic applicants via the RMHC/HACER (Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources) Scholarship and $19,000 via the RMHC Scholars Scholarship.
Scholarship applications are now available online at www.rmhc-ctma.org/programs or by calling 1-866-851-3994. Students can also see their guidance counselor for applications.
The eligibility requirements for RMHC scholarships are as follows. Students must:
Be eligible to enroll in and attend a two- or four-year college with a full course study.
Reside in a participating area.
An additional eligibility requirement for the RMHC/HACER Scholarship states that applicants must have at least one parent of Hispanic origin.
The deadline for submitting an application for the 2009-10 scholarship program is Feb. 16, 2010.
Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.
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