RMHC U.S. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Helping students afford the education of their dreams
Graduating Seniors: Need Money for College?
Applications for the 2018 RMHC Scholars Scholarship Program are now available through January 19, 2018, at 6 p.m. EST. For questions about the application process, please email Jane Kaylor at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga – firstname.lastname@example.org and use the subject line: RMHC Scholars.
The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholars Scholarship Program, a fund administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, provides scholarships in our 19 county/four state RMHC service area to promising students who desire a college education and are eligible according to criteria based on academic performance, financial need and community service. This scholarship is a one-year scholarship which can be used at any regionally accredited, non-proprietary, technical, community or four-year college/university.
Who is eligible?
Our 19 eligible county/four state areas are:
Alabama (zip code specific)
Jackson County – zip code 35772 and Jackson County-zip code 35740
Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Murray, Walker and Whitfield counties
Bledsoe, Bradley, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, and Sequatchie counties
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
Must be a United States citizen or legal.
Must be a 2018 graduating high school senior, under the age of 21.
Must have at least a 2.7 cumulative grade point average.
Must have demonstrated financial need.
Plan to attend a regionally accredited, non-proprietary, technical, community or four-year college/university. the fall following their graduation.
How do you apply?
Apply here. The RMHC Scholarship Program application period for 2017-2018 will begin on Nov. 1 through Jan. 24.
For scholarships, graduating high school seniors in the Chattanooga area may apply. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship award status in May-June 2018.
Award Amount: Amounts may vary, but most scholarships are $2,000 for the academic year