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
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