The McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship Program is now closed.

The application period for the 2019-2020 program will open in the fall.

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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

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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