McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship: $25,000 per year

From the website:

Are you eligible?

Check out the requirements below to see if the scholarship is right for you:

  • You’re a high school senior

  • You’re a legal U.S. resident

  • You’re younger than 21 years old

  • You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA

  • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four‑year college or university with a full-time course of study

  • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for

  • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)

  • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

How are scholarship winners selected?

The scholarship recipients are selected based on:

  • Academic achievement

  • Financial need

  • Community involvement

  • Personal qualities and strengths as portrayed in a personal interview, either in‑person or by phone

What materials and documents are needed?

No essay is needed. The only other requirements are these documents:

  • Transcript

  • Personal statement

  • Letter of recommendation to be submitted online

  • List of community service projects

  • FAFSA report and/or 1040s