McDonald’s Hacer National Scholarship

🏆 Available: 30
💰 $25,000
⏳ 02/03

Scholarship Description

HACER stands for Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources. Your generation is making the world a better place, and McDonald’s® wants Hispanic students to be front and center in that transformation. That’s why we’re giving you and your community more opportunities to make a difference with the Hacer Scholarship.

Check out the requirements below to find out if the McDonald’s Hacer National 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 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

How are scholarship winners for the McDonald’s Hacer National Scholarship 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

Winners for the McDonald’s Hacer Scholarship are selected by May to June. (Check for emails by mid-February to find out if you are a semi-finalist.)

What materials and documents are required to apply?

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

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • Must be Hispanic

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Community Service Required
  • FAFSA Report, List of community service projects

How To Apply

Online

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