To support students throughout their academic journeys, Equitable will provide 100 $5,000 annual scholarships that will be renewed to award recipients each academic year for four years, for a total of $20,000 per recipient. The company will also award 100 one-time $2,500 scholarships that can help students to underwrite immediate costs associated with higher education such as tuition, books or room and board.
The high school of every recipient, regardless of the scholarship amount, will receive a $500 grant.
To make an even bigger impact directly to educators, we ask each recipient to identify a public school* teacher who made a significant difference in his or her academic journey. To express our gratitude, Equitable will provide a $500 DonorsChoose gift card to each educator.
*Please note,at this time, only public and charter school teachers are eligible to receive support from DonorsChoose.
In addition to providing monetary scholarships, Equitable will offer award recipients with development opportunities and engagement programs to support their onboarding into their first year of college. This will include mentoring, networking and professional skill-building programs with Equitable’s own workforce and executive leadership teams.
When the application opens in the fall of 2023 graduating high school seniors can apply by submitting an essay describing how they exhibit courage in pursuing what’s possible, display strength in managing challenges and share wisdom with others.
We’re committed to students who show potential. Those with the courage to pursue what’s possible; display strength in managing challenges; share wisdom with others. The Equitable Excellence Award is our promise to those individuals dedicated to achieving their dreams.
Are you looking to apply during out next application period? Check back in the fall of 2023 when the application period will open.
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