Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts awards a total of $50,000 to local high school seniors each academic year through its Scholarship Program.


Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, with specific funds allocated for eligible Hispanic applicants via the RMHC/HACER (Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources Program) Scholarship and additional dollars available for any student, regardless of race or ethnicity, via the RMHC Scholars Scholarship.

Hispanic applicants are also be eligible for RMHC/HACER National Scholarships with four $100,000 scholarships available to applicants from all 50 United States and the District of Columbia.

Our 2016-2017 Scholarships are complete and we congratulate our winning students.


Ronald McDonald House Charities of CT & Western MA is proud to announce the 15 Hacer and 10 Scholars Scholarship award winners for the 2016-1017 school year.  It is our pleasure to impact the lives of local high school Seniors and aid in their pursuits for higher education.

Slate of 2017 HACER Scholarships

First Name Last Name City ST
Emily Gardin Waterbury CT
Amy Loja West Haven CT
Oriana Siphanoum Springfield MA
Celina Marte  Caceres Hartford CT
Patricia Jimenez New Haven CT
Antonella Portugal Quaker Hill CT
Isaac Marquez Cheshire CT
Angie Soto New Haven CT
Selena Soto Waterbury CT
Kiara Dejesus Holyoke MA
Nicole Diaz Naugatuck CT
Clara-Luz Hoffman New London CT
Coral Ortiz New Haven CT
Alison Barberi Uncasville CT
Genesis Cordero East Hartford


Slate of 2017 SCHOLARS Scholarships

First Name Last Name City ST
Jasmine Moon Orange CT
Kiara Mickens Springfield MA
Brendan Truong Springfield MA
Christina Tran Naugatuck CT
Deepika Senthilnathan Milford CT
Feryal Alhamadani Bristol CT
Jahlyssa Blackwin Bloomfield CT
Gabrielle Martin Madison CT
Kasey Johnson South Hadley MA
Andrew Schroder Columbia CT