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Apply for Jackson, Grant's 401(k) Champion® Award


The 401(k) Champion® Award is the first national award to recognize 401(k) participants who are masters of their 401(k)s.   

Purpose of the 401(k) Champion® Award 

  • To energize 401(k) participants to learn more about 401(k)s
  • To identify and share the stories of 401(k) Champions 
  • To encourage a dialogue about 401(k) and retirement security
  • To help employers share the benefits of 401(k)s, especially for youthful employees who may not realize how to maximize the benefits of long time horizons 


Apply for the 2020 Award

Three winners will be recognized as 401(k) Champions; each will receive a cash award of $1,000.

Application period opens:  September 10, 2019

Application deadline: February 14, 2020

Finalists announced:  March 1, 2020

Winners announced: April 2020

Click here for the official rules

For Employers

Why companies benefit from the 401(k) Champion® Award:

  • Honors companies and employees who champion 401(k)s 
  • Encourages participants to review the benefits of the 401(k) 
  • Engages employees in a dialogue about 401(k)s and saving for retirement 
  • Provides personal illustrations of Champions who can serves as role models for employees 
Engage employee participation by emailing employees with the downloadable flyer and link to the application.  


Hear about the 401(k) Champion® Award from Julie Jason, who was interviewed by Wharton Professor, Kent Smetters on SiriusXM Business Radio on February 11, 2020. 

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