RMHC/HACER Hispanic Scholarship

by Migdalia

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With a teen preparing to go to college, I am constantly on the lookout for scholarships.

Recently, I received information about the RMHC/HACER Hispanic Scholarship. Since 1985, with the support of McDonald’s the RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program has awarded more than $21 million and since 2008 McDonald’s has awarded four $100,000 national scholarships. Today, RMHC/HACER is one of the country’s largest college scholarship programs for graduating Hispanic high school students, providing awards ranging from $1,000 to $100,000 per student annually.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. Below I have also noted several other requirements.

  • Be a high school senior.
  • Be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Be younger than 21 years old.
  • 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.

Click for more information about the scholarship and it’s requirements

Click to apply to the scholarship.

Note, the application and required supporting materials and documentation must be postmarked  no later than January 27, 2012 so avansa/hurry!

If you can’t use this information yourself, please take the time to share it with your family, friends, and followers.  Together we can ensure more of our children receive a higher education!

¡Abrazos! / Hugs!

Image Credit: David Castillo Dominici / FreeDigitalPhotos.net


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    About the Author

    Migdalia Rivera, also known as Ms. Latina in social media, is a single Latina mother of a teen, tween and two Australian Shepherds. When not chasing after her energetic bunch, she connects influential bloggers with brands and PR agencies via her blogger network, Stiletto Media. Migdalia gets her glam on as a Glambassador. She also knows that beauty begins on the inside; as a result, she promotes heart health as a Go Red for Women and Go Red Por Tu Corazon Spokesperson, the Spanish version of Go Red.

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    1 ellen January 11, 2012 at 2:08 am

    Gave it a tweet- love to see companies doing socially responsible things like this- thanks for sharing this and I hope some young lady (or fella) can take advantage of a great program!

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