Ronald McDonald House Charities® awards grants to local non-profit organizations (must be a 501©3) that directly impact the health and well-being of children in the Greater Washington, area, including Washington, D.C., parts of Maryland, Virginia and the panhandle of West Virginia.
We not only work to improve the health and well-being of children through our own programs, but we actively support other local nonprofit organizations making a difference in the lives of children in our community. Our grants to these organizations extend the reach and impact of RMHC.
2013 Due Dates for Letters of Inquiry:
For eligibility guidelines and application instructions please use the link below.
For additional information, please contact Karen Judson, Director of Programs, at 202-529-8204 or KJudson@rmhcdc.org.
RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program
Each year Ronald McDonald House Charities® awards a small number of scholarships to local high school seniors to be used for their freshmen year of college.
Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, financial need and community service. Scholarship applications may be completed online here https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC
Please note that the U.S. Scholarship Program is comprised of four individual scholarship programs and that RMHC of Greater Washington, D.C. participates in the RMHC® Scholars Program only. Students may apply online starting October 1, 2012. The deadline to apply for the 2013 academic year is December 20, 2012. Applicants will be notified of scholarship award status in May-June 2013. Financial support for our Grants and Scholarship programs is limited to funds raised through special promotions coordinated by RMHC Global and McDonald’s Family Restaurants.
General Eligibility Requirements
To apply for an RMHC scholarship, a student must:
- Be a high school senior
- Be younger than 21 years old
- Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study
- Be a legal U.S. resident
- Live in a participating RMHC Chapter’s geographic area
- Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application
- Provide verification of enrollment at respective accredited post-secondary institution