McDonalds HACER National Scholarship Program

How are scholarship winners selected?

The scholarship recipients are selected based on:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Community involvement
  • Personal qualities and strengths as portrayed in a personal interview, either in‑person or by phone


Annual Amount

Varies

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
  • You’re younger than 21 years old
  • You carry a minimum 3.0 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

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
For this application and more information please visit the website below.


Deadline

February 4, 2019

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