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The application program will be available again in August 2021. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the 2022 academic year! If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!

 

Equitable Family Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

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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:

  • Children who are legal dependents* of full-time employees or Group I part-time employees of Equitable as of the application deadline,

OR

  • Children who are legal dependents* of financial professionals of Equitable Advisors, LLC who qualify as Production Club Members** for 2020 as of application deadline.

*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.

  • High school seniors who plan to enroll no later than Fall 2021 in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico.

Enrollment at an accredited postsecondary institution outside of the United States will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Awards

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.

Selection of Recipients

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.

Notification

All applicants applicants will be notified in March.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Equitable Foundation.  Payments are made in August and December.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf no later than December 22, 2020 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Equitable Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!