To be considered for a Sun Life Rising Star Award grant, organizations must have 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status, promote skills that directly translate to educational success in high school to students under the age of 21, and be aligned with a secondary or post-secondary educational institution. Applications will be reviewed by a local judging panel consisting of community leaders and senior-level educators.As part of the application process, each nonprofit will nominate an outstanding student from its organization for a chance to receive a $5,000 college scholarship. Nominees must be high school seniors actively involved in an organization that shares the Sun Life Rising Star Awards’ mission; they must also plan to pursue post-secondary education, exhibit leadership qualities, and demonstrate a strong commitment to their communities. Nominated students are required to submit a 750-word essay on how financial education contributes to future success.
Sun Life Financial Now Accepting Grant Applications From Greater Atlanta Nonprofit Organizations For Sun Life Rising Star Awards
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