AXA Achievementsm Scholarship
The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship in association with U.S. News & World Report provides $670,000 in annual scholarships to young people throughout the nation.
The 2014 program is underway. Apply online.
APPLY EARLY: only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.
The application deadline is December 15, 2013, but if 10,000 applications are received
before that date, the program will automatically close.
Winners on the State and National levels
Fifty-two winners – one from each state, the District of Colombia and Puerto Rico – are selected by our nonprofit partner, Scholarship America, to receive one-time scholarship awards of $10,000 each.
From the pool of 52 state winners, ten are selected as national winners and earn an additional one-time scholarship of $15,000. This brings the top AXA Achievers total scholarship awards to $25,000 each.
Our scholarships winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities:
- Ambition and drive
- Determination to set and reach goals
- Respect for self, family and community
Ability to succeed in college
Some of the remarkable accomplishments of our AXA Achievers include: establishing a nonprofit volunteer organization building wells in rural India to provide clean water; starting a literacy and leadership program for elementary school children; creating a multi-faceted anti-bullying campaign.
Note: Employees, financial professionals or immediate family members of employees and financial professionals of AXA Group, U.S. News & World Report and Scholarship America or their affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible.
Scholarship America is one of the nation's largest nonprofit private sector scholarship and educational support organizations and has distributed more than $2.5 billion to 1.7 million students since its inception in 1958. U.S. News' annual Best Colleges Guide is one of the premier sources of information on post-secondary education.