Essity, has awarded 50 students scholarships, ranging from $500 to $2,500, as part of its annual scholarship program for children of employees. The program started in 2007.
This year, the students received a combined total of $75,000 in Essity scholarships to use toward their full-time education at an accredited U.S. or Canadian university for the 2021-22 school year. Since creating its annual scholarship program, Essity has given $826,000 to high school seniors and college students.
“Our employees are the backbone of Essity, and we are pleased to support their children in achieving their academic goals” said Don Lewis, president of Essity Professional Hygiene. “These capable young adults have demonstrated a deep commitment to their schools and communities, and we are proud to support them through our Essity scholarship award program.”
The recipients were selected based on their academic achievements, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and an outside appraisal.
Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners!