Ronald McDonald House Charities offering scholarship

Friday, January 12, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Online applications are being accepted through Jan. 18 for the 2018 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana (RMHCCIN) scholarship program.

Since 2008, RMHCCIN has awarded more than $800,000 in scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

In 2018, RMHCCIN will award 20 Central Indiana high school seniors each with a $5,000 scholarship. To apply for an RMHCCIN scholarship, a student must:

• Be a high school senior with a minimum 2.7 GPA and eligible to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study

• Be a legal U.S. resident and younger than 21 years old

• Live in RMHCCIN’s geographic area (visit RMHCCIN website for a list of all eligible counties)

• Visit to apply. Application deadline is January 18, 2018 at 11:59 PST.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana provides a supportive home-away-from-home for families of children receiving medical care at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and other area hospitals. Each night, as many as 58 families call the House “home”. Thanks to community, corporate and individual support, the House is open 365 days a year keeping families together when it counts the most. For more information, please visit our website at

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