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The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship 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. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.
The program will be accepting applications from September 1 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!
The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.
More information available here: https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/
Opportunity for 11th graders!
Wake Electric is sponsoring a one-week, all expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Youth Tour running from June 15 – 21, 2019. Winners must go on the Washington Trip to be eligible for the $1,000 scholarship.
Winners also receive a $1,000 scholarship for use at a North Carolina college or university, community college, vocational or technical school.
The Trip: Students who attend the Youth Tour will join 1,500 high school students from across the U.S. to learn about electric cooperatives, American history, and the U.S. government. Students will also visit the historic sites and federal facilities of the nation’s capital, as well as spend time with their congressional delegations.
The Scholarship: The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded the following year upon proof of enrollment in a North Carolina college or university.
The deadline to apply is December 12, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. The application must be in our office by the deadline. Applicants will be notified of their status in mid-January, 2019.
To download an application for the 2019 Youth Tour click on this link, 2019 Youth Tour Application. For exciting details on the Youth Tour and what you can expect, visit www.youthtour.coop.
Youth Tourist winners from across North Carolina will also be eligible to apply for and win one of three annual scholarships:
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