Scholarship Program

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RMHC® High School Scholarship Program

2022/23 High School Scholarship Application deadline is now closed.

Program Eligibility - To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two- or four-year college/university or vocational/technical school.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident or DACA recipient (able to provide documentation).
  • Must be less than 21 years of age.
  • Must have a minimum 2.7 GPA.
  • Must reside within Clark or Nye counties.

Supporting Documents - Along with a complete application, all applicants must submit:

  • Three short essays (included on the online application)
  • Certified High School transcript

For questions regarding the RMHC Scholarship Program, please call (702) 252-4663 or email

RMHC® Alumni Scholarship Program

This scholarship opportunity is for previous RMHC Scholarship recipients who are currently attending school.

The 2022-23 Alumni application is now open!

The Alumni Scholarship Application closes on March 2nd, 2023.

Program Eligibility - All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a past recipient of the RMHC of Greater Las Vegas Scholarship Program.
  • Currently be enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school with a complete course of study.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative college GPA (high school GPA's NOT considered).
  • Submit a completed online application with all required documents.

Supporting Documents - Along with a complete application, all applicants must submit:

  • Certified college transcript(s) with Fall 2022 information
  • Personal Statement Questionnaire

For questions regarding the RMHC Alumni Scholarship Program, please call (702) 252-4663 or email


Photo by Robert Macabagdal during the Scholarship Award Ceremony on May 19, 2019.

About The RMHC® Scholarship PROGRAM

The RMHC of Las Vegas Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible graduating high school seniors who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.  Since 1999, more than $4.5 million in scholarships have been awarded to students in Clark and Nye counties.

Scholarships are awarded by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas, with support from local McDonald's owner/operators and other community partners.

A portion of every Happy Meal and Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper sold in participating McDonald's restaurants helps fund the RMHC Las Vegas Scholarship Program.  Between the two fundraising sources, McDonald's has donated more than $2.1 million to the Scholarship Program.

"This program allows us the opportunity to say to these young adults, 'we believe in you and your future,'" says Eva Martin, Past RMHC Las Vegas Board President and local McDonald's owner/operator. "We know that a number of these students wouldn't have the chance to go to college if it weren't for the support they're receiving from these scholarships."

RMHC of Greater Las Vegas also partners with various community organizations to offer additional scholarship opportunities that are unique to our chapter. These partner scholarships can be found on the RMHC Las Vegas High School application and may require additional supporting documents and/or eligibility criteria. The following are our partners for the 2022/23 Program:

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Hispanic Educators Association of Nevada
  • The Village Foundation
  • James & Eva Martin Charitable Trust
  • United Firefighters of Southern Nevada
  • Uplift Foundation of Nevada

All complete applications submitted by students in Clark and Nye counties in Nevada are reviewed and selected by members of the RMHC of Greater Las Vegas Scholarship committee. Decisions are based on academic achievement, financial need, personal and career goals, and community involvement. RMHC of Greater Las Vegas does not select recipients based on ethnicity.

*For an ADA compliant PDF, please contact RMHC at 702.252.4663 or

Current Scholarship Info

The 2022-2023 alumni scholarship application period OPENS January 1st, 2023!


Help us spread the word about RMHC's Scholarship Program by signing up to become an RMHC Scholarship Ambassador.

This volunteer opportunity allows past scholarship recipients to give back to the scholarship program by visiting Las Vegas high schools to promote the RMHC Scholarship Program and describe the application process to students.

To become a Scholarship Ambassador, just click the link below!

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS:  If you would like to request an RMHC representative to visit your school (in person or virtually) and inform your current high school seniors about this scholarship opportunity, please submit a request at the following link:

Thanks To Our Community Partners:

The James & Eva Martin Charitable Trust

United Firefighters of Southern Nevada