Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta & NWT provides students with the opportunity to apply for over $22,000 in local scholarships and $50,000 in national scholarships. To be eligible, students must participate in the JA Company Program: a program where 10-16 students organize, run, and liquidate their own company over the course of 18 weeks.
Participants in the program are also held in high esteem when applying for scholarships not provided by Junior Achievement.
Below are the lists of Awards & Scholarships:
Local Awards & Scholarships
Awards not requiring an interview:
- 100% Attendance
- Sales Club
- Allan D. Hardy Memorial Scholarship
The following individual awards require the finalists to be interviewed by a panel of judges (some of the awards include a scholarship):
- Top Sales Person
- Rookie of the Year
- Most Valuable Achiever in a Non-Executive Position
- Next Generation Leaders Forum (in Ontario)
- Northern Community Achiever Award (presented by Ledcor)
- Manager of Health & Safety of the Year
- VP Production of the Year
- VP Human Resources of the Year
- VP I.T. of the Year
- VP Finance of the Year
- VP Marketing of the Year
- President of the Year
- Reagan Williams Achiever of the Year
- Gary Silsbe Leadership Award
To find out more information about the awards, please click here.
2017 Award Applications are due May 19th, 2017 @ 11:59PM
The following company awards require the finalists to be interviewed by a panel judges of:
- Teamwork Award
- Social Entrepreneurship Award
- Company of the Year Award
2017 Company Award Applications are due May 19th, 2017 @ 11:59PM
National Awards & Scholarships
Junior Achievement of Canada offers national awards and scholarships for high school students who have participated in the Company Program in their local charter.
Click here to view awards and scholarships.
This list is comprised of scholarships that achievers are eligible for or that JA Alumni have received by using JA on their applications. These scholarships are in addition to the scholarships provided by JA Northern Alberta & NWT and JA Canada. Most of these are entrance scholarships that are applicable to only graduating high school students.
Purpose: Provides grants in the names of Alberta entrepreneurs to Alberta high school graduates entering the first year of studies at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution in preparation for starting a business. Academic excellence is NOT a prerequisite.
Value: $3000 x 6 Grants
Purpose: To recognize a young person who has demonstrated significant amounts of Innovation, Leadership and Achievements in their life, school, community, province or country.
Value: All expenses paid trip to Toronto for the Top 20 Under 20™ Leadership Summit occurring June 1 to 4th and Career Coaching x 20
Purpose: Builds the capacity of the next generation of business leaders by awarding scholarships to Canadian students with a demonstrated interest in international business.
Value: $4000 x 30 Grants
University of Alberta Specific
- JA-specific scholarships in this competition include:
Peter F. Bronfman Scholarship in Entrepreneurship ($5,000 over 4 years)
Robert F. LePoole Leadership Scholarship in Entrepreneurship ($12,000 over 4 years)