Ronald McDonald House scholarship applications available

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

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

In 2018, 20 Central Indiana high school seniors will receive a $5,000 scholarship. To apply, 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 11:59 p.m. Jan. 18.

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.” For information, visit our website at