McDonalds HACER National Scholarship Program

How Dream Chasers Become Dream Makers


The McDonald's HACER National Scholarship Program will offer scholarships to 30 outstanding Hispanic students from all over the country. Funds are aimed to help recipients finance their college tuition, and there are three tiers. Tier 1 recipients will be awarded either $100,000, $50,000 or $25,000. Tier 2 recipients will receive $20,000 or $10,000 and Tier 3 recipients $5,000. Recipients are selected based on their academic achievement, community involvement and financial need. To date, more than $5 million in McDonald’s HACER National Scholarships have been awarded to Hispanic students across the country.

Annual Amount

Funds are aimed to help recipients finance their college tuition, and there are three tiers. Tier 1 recipients will be awarded either $100,000, $50,000 or $25,000. Tier 2 recipients will receive $20,000 or $10,000 and Tier 3 recipients $5,000.

Additional Selection Criteria

Check out the requirements below to see if the scholarship is right for you:
  • You’re a high school senior
  • You’re a legal U.S. resident or a DREAMer/DACA recipient
  • You’re younger than 21 years old
  • You carry a minimum 2.8 GPA
  • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four‑year college or university with a full-time course of study
  • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
  • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
  • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage


Application Process

Apply now to the McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship!

To apply, go to:  https://aim.applyists.net/HACER  Requires account and login.

No essay is needed. The only other requirements are these documents:

  • Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation to be submitted online
  • List of community service projects
  • FAFSA report and/or 1040s


Deadline

February 7, 2023

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

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