AXA Community Scholarship
The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program is a great opportunity for free money for college. Students should be community leaders and extreme go-getters to even consider applying for this scholarship.
How it works is each AXA Advisors’ branch office nationwide awards up to twelve high school seniors with $2000 scholarships each. The student must attend high school and live in the area of the branch office. Scholarship America, partner of the AXA Foundation, selects the lucky winners.
$2000 is a respectable amount of money for educational financial aid. To be eligible and competitive, AXA requires that students must have:
- Ambition and drive
- The determination to set and reach goals
- Self-respect and respect for family and community
- The ability to be successful in college.
If this defines the student, s/he should obtain more information about this opportunity. The AXA slogan is Local Scholarships With a Local Impact. Therefore, students should assess the needs of their community and decide which need they are most passionate about.
Once decided, students should develop a plan for their program and include steps of how to implement it. Perhaps, a student has a love of animals – does the community need to raise funds for an animal shelter? Or if the student loves fashion, can s/he get local department stores to donate prom dresses for young women who can’t afford them?
Students should be creative and driven. Their idea may spark a future career or begin a lifetime passion of altruism.
The great thing about this scholarship is students come from all economic backgrounds, which means the upper middle class (UMC) is welcome to apply. Also, AXA has joined together with Scholarship America and U.S. News & World Report. With the declining economy, scholarship opportunities have been decreasing as well; however, now that AXA has partnered with these two organizations, WPC foresees prosperous, long-term college grants and scholarships for students.
Also, take a look at AXA’s Achievement Scholarship, which is another opportunity for college grant money.
Deadline: Fall to begin applying