THE WHAT? Colgate-Palmolive has launched its Inspire our Future scholarship, which aims to encourage and support Black and African American students who demonstrate a sustained commitment to supporting their communities.
THE DETAILS Ten recipients will be selected to receive an annual award of US$10,000, with five of scholarships designated for students pursuing degrees related to manufacturing, engineering, or supply chain. Five are designated for those pursuing degrees related to sales or marketing.
Eligible applications include current college sophomores and juniors who self-identify as Black or African-American who meet the criteria for students pursuing careers in manufacturing, engineering or supply chain or for students pursuing careers in sales or marketing.
Colgate-Palmolive is working with Scholarship America, a non-profit organization that partners with students, parents, colleges, businesses, and communities to help students fulfill their college dreams.
THE WHY? The scholarship is part of Colgate-Palmolive’s efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion by supporting scholarships and grants for education and research.
Jesper Nordengaard, President, North America, Colgate-Palmolive, “We’re honored to be able to add this new scholarship to the Company’s existing offerings – all geared towards advancing DE&I in education.”