Axalta Coating Systems has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors, current undergraduates, and graduate level students who plan to continue their education in select fields in college or vocational school programs. Students at eligible colleges, universities and vocational-technical schools in regions served by Axalta can apply for renewable scholarships up to $5,000 per year from the Axalta Bright Futures Scholarship Program.
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The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the Axalta Bright Futures Scholarship Program must:
*Current undergraduate seniors must be planning to attend graduate school the upcoming academic year.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Axalta Coating Systems, LLC play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
An effort will be made to select recipients who represent the diversity of the applicant pool based on self-reported race/ethnicity and gender.
Assuming there are qualified applicants, preference will be given to first generation college students.
Bachelor’s and graduate degrees
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to 16 awards will be granted. Awards are renewable up to one year or until a bachelor’s or graduate degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and continued eligibility (including pursuit of a degree in an eligible field at an eligible school). Awards may transfer from a bachelor’s to a graduate degree if the recipient enrolls in graduate study the upcoming academic year.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to 16 awards will be granted. Awards are renewable up to one year or until a technical degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and continued eligibility (including pursuit of a decree in an eligible field at an eligible school).
If a recipient transfers from an eligible two-year vo-tech program to a four-year or vice versa, their award amount will be adjusted accordingly.
Recipients may be offered internship and/or career opportunities with Axalta.
All applicants will be notified by early July.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Axalta Coating Systems, LLC. Payment is made in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.