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Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California Scholarship Programs

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California funds college scholarships through four individual programs:

RMHC®/Asian Pacific American Students Increasing Achievement

Applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of Asian Pacific heritage and who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university with a complete course of study. Students must have at least a 2.7 grade point average, be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age and reside within the Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino or Ventura.

RMHC®/African American Future Achievers

Applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of African American heritage and who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university with a complete course of study. Students must have at least a 2.7 grade point average, be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age and reside within the Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino or Ventura.

RMHC®/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources

Applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage and who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university with a complete course of study. Students must have at least a 2.7 grade point average, be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age and reside within the Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino or Ventura.

RMHC®/Scholars

Applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university with a complete course of study. Students must have at least a 2.7 grade point average, be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age and reside within the Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino or Ventura.

Scholarships are awarded to eligible high school seniors who reside and attend school in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.  Recipients must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills and a commitment to their communities.  Since 1990, more than $5.2 million in scholarship funds have been awarded to Southland students.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California funds scholarships to local students as part of the RMHC ongoing commitment to education. The McDonald's Operators' Association of Southern California (MOASC) funds the administrative costs needed to make the Southern California scholarship program possible.

Applications will be accepted winter 2016. Check back for more information and a link to the application.

For more information, email [email protected].