Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New York Tri-State Area Offers Scholarships to Graduating Seniors

    NEW YORK, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ronald McDonald House Charities of the
 New York Tri-State Area (RMHC-NYTSA) and McDonald's restaurants are offering
 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from local communities who face
 limited access to educational and career opportunities. The scholarships are
 part of the RMHC and McDonald's ongoing commitment to education. The deadline
 for submitting applications is January 17, 2006.
     New to the scholarship program this year, students of all backgrounds are
 eligible to apply by submitting only one scholarship application, which will
 include the RMHC/Asian-Pacific Students Increasing Achievement Scholarship
 (RMHC/ASIA), RMHC/African American Future Achievers Scholarship, and
 RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (RMHC/H.A.C.E.R.),
 and the RMHC General Scholarship.
     Currently enrolled high school seniors who are eligible to attend a
 two-year or four-year college or university with a complete course of study
 may apply. A limited number of applications are being distributed to all New
 York Tri-State high schools; however, students can download the application by
 visiting http://www.mcdonaldsnymetro.com.
 
     About Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New York Tri-State Area
     The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New York Tri-State Area is
 working to better the lives of children and their families in our communities,
 by creating and supporting programs that directly improve the health and
 well-being of children in the areas of health, education, the arts, and civic
 and social services. Since 1992, RMHC-NYTSA has provided more than
 $5 million dollars to local non-profit organizations whose programs improve
 the well-being of children and their families.  For further information on the
 Ronald McDonald House Charities, visit http://www.rmhcnynj.org .
 
     About McDonald's NY/NJ/CT Tri-State Restaurants:
     McDonald's is the world's best-known brand and is the global leader in
 food service.  There are more than 650 McDonald's restaurants, owned by over
 200 franchisees, located throughout the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
 Tri-State area.  Visit http://www.mcdonaldsnymetro.com for information about
 other McDonald's area programs.
 
 

SOURCE Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New York Tri-State Area

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