RMHC U.S. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Helping students afford the education of their dreams

Graduating Seniors:  Need Money for College?

Applications for the 2019 RMHC Scholars Scholarship Program will be available November 1, 2018. For questions about the application process, please email Jane Kaylor at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga – jane.kaylor@rmhchattanooga.com 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
Georgia
Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Murray, Walker and Whitfield counties
North Carolina
Cherokee County
Tennessee
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 2019 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?
The RMHC Scholarship Program application period for 2018-2019 will begin on Nov. 1.

For scholarships, graduating high school seniors in the Chattanooga area may apply. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship award status in May-June 2019.

Award Amount:  Amounts may vary, but most scholarships are $2,000 for the academic year