$30,000 in Scholarships Now Available for Local Hispanic Students


SAN DIEGO – Jan. 6, 2015 – Helping 15 local students pursue their dreams of higher education with a $2,000 scholarship, The Ronald McDonald House Charities/Hispanic Commitment to Education Resources (HACER) scholarship program is accepting applications from San Diego County high school students of Hispanic descent through March 20.

High school seniors who have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino origin, and who have strong academic performance and a personal drive to give back to the community are invited to submit applications. Please see the full application for all eligibility requirements. Applications must be postmarked by March 20, 2015.

The national HACER scholarship program began in 1985 and since then more than $24 million in scholarships have been awarded. Through the local HACER program, hundreds of San Diego County high school students have received funds to help them achieve a higher education.

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