The Arizona branch of AXA Advisors today announced they will award up to twelve $2,000 AXA Achievemen Community Scholarships to graduating high school seniors who live and attend high school in their area.

The 2014 AXA Achievemen Community Scholarship Program reaches communities in which AXA Advisors has a presence.

The program is part of AXA Achievement, AXA Foundation’s national philanthropic initiative, which helps make college possible by proving access and advice.  The program has awarded over $22.8 million in scholarships to more than 5,100 students across the country.

Through AXA Achievement, AXA Equitable is one of the nation’s largest corporate providers of scholarships — awarding more than $1.3 million a year — and a comprehensive resource for information to help students and parents plan for college. AXA Achievement scholarship winners —  known as AXA Achievers — 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, and the ability to succeed in college.

The AXA Advisors Arizona branch office is located at 14851 N Scottsdale Rd. Suite 103 Scottsdale, AZ 85254 and has offices in Scottsdale and Tucson, with more than 110 financial professionals located throughout the state.  Financial services available to individuals and business owners through AXA Advisors, LLC include: strategies and products for financial protection and investments; asset allocation, college, retirement, business and estate planning strategies; life insurance, annuity and investment products, including mutual funds. Securities products are offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, NY, NY, member FINRA, SIPC, 10104 (212) 314-4600. Financial professionals offer the life insurance and annuity products of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY) and those of affiliate companies through an affiliate, AXA Network, LLC and those of unaffiliated companies.

The AXA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (New York, N.Y.), one of the world's premier financial services organizations and a member of the global AXA Group, a leader in financial protection and wealth management. The Foundation directs the company's philanthropic and volunteer activities, working to improve the quality of life in communities across the country where AXA has a presence.  The AXA Foundation’s multifaceted signature program, AXA Achievement, supports the company’s strong commitment to Corporate Responsibility and AXA Group’s flagship theme of “Risk Research and Education,” by providing America’s youth with the access and advice to help them succeed in college and beyond  For more information, visit or AXA Equitable’s Facebook page.

In business since 1859, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY) is a leading financial protection company and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance, annuity, and financial products and services. The company’s products and services are distributed to individuals and business owners through its retail distribution channel, AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC) and to the financial services market through its wholesale distribution channel, AXA Distributors, LLC.

AXA Equitable, a subsidiary of AXA Financial Inc., is part of the global AXA Group, a worldwide leader in financial protection strategies and wealth management, with 102 million clients in 57 countries as of December 31, 2012. “AXA Group” refers to AXA, a French holding company for an international group of insurance and financial services companies together with its direct and indirect consolidated subsidiaries. Find AXA Equitable on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, visit