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RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program at Univision’s “Familia y Hogar” Expo

Last weekend, Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) New York Tri-State Area and Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources® (HACER®) Scholarship Program participated at the annual “Familia y Hogar” event inside the Hilton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. The RMHC/HACER participation was to inform both parents and high school students about the RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program and how to apply for a scholarship. The two-day event gathered an estimated 15,000 attendees.

Starting October 1, 2014 through January 20, 2015, Hispanic high school senior students can apply for a scholarship by visiting Ronald McDonald House Charities® New York Tri-State Area. The application requirements include, among other items: high school transcript, a letter of recommendation, a personal essay and a list of all community service the student has participated in.

For the past 27 years, the RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program has been dedicated to assisting and supporting Hispanic high school seniors in their efforts to obtain a college education in the New York Tri-State area. Since 1987, almost $7 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 1,000 Hispanic high school students.

For more information about our scholarships including FAQs about the program and application process, please visit Ronald McDonald House Charities® New York Tri-State Area.


Hilda Vazquez, d’exposito & Partners
Phone: (646) 747-8820

Nicholas Aguilar, d’exposito & Partners
Phone: (646) 747-8823