AXA Achievement Scholarship

AXA Achievement 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 2014-15 program is underway.  Apply online.

The application deadline is December 15, 2014. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted; we encourage you to apply early. 

Winners on the State and National levels

State Winners

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.

National Winners

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.

AXA has joined with two outstanding organizations –Scholarship America and U.S. News & World Report   – chosen because they represent the best in their fields.  

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.