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The Equitable Family Scholarship Program is exclusively for the children of Equitable employees and financial professionals. The program is open to graduating high school seniors who are planning to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered for the first year of full-time undergraduate study at an accredited institution.
This 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. In compliance with Federal law, this program will not discriminate in the terms, conditions or privileges of participation on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation.
Applicants to the Equitable Family Scholarship Program must be:
*Legal dependents cover; biological children, stepchildren; adopted children, and legal/court appointed wards.
**Production Club Membership will be determined on a pro rata basis for financial professionals with less than 12 months under contract as a financial professional.
Enrollment at an accredited postsecondary institution outside of the United States will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted.
Awards are not renewable and are for first year undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of education and career goals, a third-party, non-relative, recommendation, past academic performance and future potential and financial need.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Equitable or Equitable Foundation 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.
All applicants applicants will be notified in March.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Equitable Foundation. Payment is made in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are uploading a high school transcript, you must also upload a copy of your official SAT or ACT test scores if the test scores are not available on your high school transcript.
One online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf no later than December 22, 2021 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.