Avon Foundation Scholarship Programs
Avon Representatives and Avon Associates around the world are at the heart of the combined philanthropic achievements of Avon Products, Inc. and the Avon Foundation for Women. Whether it’s by building awareness, sharing information, helping to raise funds by selling Avon fund-raising products, or participating in Avon events, there are many exciting and important ways the Avon family makes a difference.
Avon believes that when women are empowered, they can make their dreams a beautiful reality. As part of Avon’s commitment to Representatives and Associates, the Avon Foundation is proud to offer the following Scholarship Programs. Since the program began, over $8 million has been awarded to nearly 3400 recipients.
Our 2017 scholarship programs expired on March 15. Please visit the appropriate link in mid-October 2017 for the 2018 applications. This year’s scholarship winners will be announced in June.
- U.S. Avon Representative Scholarships awards scholarships of either $2,000 or $4,000.
- U.S. Avon Representative President’s Recognition Program Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren awards scholarships of up to $4,000.
- Non-U.S. Avon Global Top Sellers Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren awards scholarships of up to $2,100.
Avon Products, Inc. and New Avon LLC Associates
Children of Avon Associates awards scholarships of up to $20,000. All applicants for the Children of Avon Associates Program are also automatically considered for these two scholarships:
The James E. Preston Community Service Scholarship
As a tribute to former Avon Products, Inc. Chairman and CEO, James Preston, this scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the selection criteria for the Children of Avon Associates Program and who also demonstrates outstanding community service.
The Avon STEM Scholarship to Honor Dr. Xiaochun Luo
To honor and remember Dr. Xiaochun Luo, former Group Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Avon Products, Inc., this scholarship was established in 2015 and is awarded to a female graduating senior who demonstrates an interest in pursuing STEM studies (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and completes the required STEM essay.
To qualify, the applicant must be a female graduating senior who has, since the beginning of the second semester of junior year, attended a high school in the Ramapo, NY Central School District or who is a female graduating senior who also meets the selection criteria for a Children of Avon Associates Scholarship.