Equitable Excellence Scholarship

Every year, students across the country work hard to make a positive and lasting impact in their communities and beyond.  and every year, they award $1.8 million in college scholarships to hundreds of theses remarkable young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington Dc and Puerto Rico.

Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship.  To recognize the important role their dedicated educators play in guiding these students along their path to success, they will also award a $1,000 grant to every Equitable Excellence winner's high school.

Annual Amount


Additional Selection Criteria

Applicants to the Equitable Excellence Scholarship must:

  • Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service
  • Be high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
  • Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.

Application Process

How to apply

The 2021 program opens on September 1st. The application period is until December 15, 2020 or when 10,000 applications have been received. Apply here.


December 15, 2020

For the application or more information go to: