McDonald’s Educates Scholarships tol Honor Local High School Seniors
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Greater Washington,
D.C., will honor high school seniors throughout the Greater Washington, D.C.,
area who have demonstrated
leadership, character, exceptional scholastic skills and volunteerism through
the McDonald’s Educates Scholarship
least 45 student honorees will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to the college
or university of their choice and will be recognized at an event in May.
"We are so excited to
provide these kinds of opportunities to the children and families that work and
eat at McDonald’s,” said Mary Navies, a McDonald’s franchisee with stores in Maryland. “The McDonald's
Educates Scholarship Program is an important way we are able to give back to
our communities and continue supporting one of our most important focus areas –
2007 McDonald’s Educates Scholarship
Program recipients are chosen based on an application and a letter of
recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or community service leader.
Students also submit two short essays detailing lessons they have learned
through community service and the importance of education in relation to
is the fourth year of the McDonald’s
Educates Scholarship Program. In the past three
years, the McDonald’s Family of Greater Washington, D.C., has given more than
$260,000 in scholarships to local students.
(703) 741-7525 or visit www.McDonaldsEducates.com
for an application and additional details.
The application deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2007. The
scholarship winners will be announced in April 2007.