Education

2019 McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden® scholarship recipients (left to right: Jordyn Allen and Jaiden Boyce) at Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans.

Education

2019 McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden® scholarship recipients (left to right: Jordyn Allen and Jaiden Boyce) at Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans.

McDonald’s Scholarships and Economic Opportunities

McDonald’s and its franchisees bring positive economic opportunities to the neighborhoods they serve in numerous ways, including hiring directly from the community, providing scholarships and engaging in other philanthropic activities that provide access to education, empowerment and entrepreneurship.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund awards up to half a million dollars in HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) scholarships. Although 2021 applications are closed, you or your HBCU student(s) could score big next year.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund awards up to half a million dollars in HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) scholarships. Although 2021 applications are closed, you or your HBCU student(s) could score big next year.

Archways to Opportunity®

The Archways to Opportunity® program provides eligible employees at participating U.S. restaurants an opportunity to earn a high school diploma, receive upfront college tuition assistance, access free education/career advising services, and learn English as a second language (ESL). Since 2015, the education program has increased access to education for over 38,500 people and awarded over 58 million dollars in high school and college tuition assistance.

Archways to Opportunity®

The Archways to Opportunity® program provides eligible employees at participating U.S. restaurants an opportunity to earn a high school diploma, receive upfront college tuition assistance, access free education/career advising services, and learn English as a second language (ESL). Since 2015, the education program has increased access to education for over 38,500 people and awarded over 58 million dollars in high school and college tuition assistance.