McDonald’s is reportedly committing half a million dollars to establish a scholarship program for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) students.
On Wednesday, the fast-food giant announced its plans of providing $500,000 to create the first-ever McDonald’s/APIA Scholarship program. The program, created in partnership with APIA Scholars, will initially award 15 four-year scholarships and 40 one-year scholarships to rising college freshmen.
A high school valedictorian in Alabama who boasted about her accomplishments on social media is getting backlash from peers.
Mari Filer, from Tuscaloosa, graduated at the top of her class with an impressive 4.56 GPA. She also earned over $2 million in scholarship money.