Achiever Scholarships & Awards

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2017-2018 Awards and Scholarships


Each year, Junior Achievement of Canada awards more than $50,000 in scholarships to Company Program students across Canada. Achievers can apply for both provincial and national awards and scholarships. Contact JA of Nova Scotia to find out how you can take advantage of these great opportunities. To learn more about award details and criteria contact us!

National Awards & Scholarships: Due February 28, 2018

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Al Beech Memorial Award - This award recognizes the outstanding individual achievement and personal development of a graduating Achiever.

Peter Mansbridge Innovation Award - This award recognizes an innovative young Canadian. This awards the personal accomplishments and innovations of an Achiever in school or in their community that have made demonstrable impact locally and exemplified the values and attributes of successful business and community innovators.

Peter Mansbridge Positive Impact Award - This award highlights a student’s achievement and commitment to utilize his/her voice to make a positive change and to better their community, the world, their future, and the future of the generations to come.

The Evelyn Ruskin JA Corporate Awareness Scholarship - This award was established to ensure that the benefits and relevance of JA are at the forefront of the business and industry sectors in Canada.

The Seymour Schulich Entrepreneurship Scholarship - This award encourages the development of entrepreneurship among Canadian youth.


Provincial Awards & Scholarships: Due Friday March 2, 2018

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Company Merit Award: The advisors in each JA Company were asked to nominate one achiever who they thought best demonstrated the greatest personal growth as a result of their participation in Junior Achievement.

Perseverance Award: This company demonstrated a strong ability to overcome obstacles and stick with the program through adverse situations. 

Most Improved Company of the Year: This company demonstrated the most improvement.

Host Participation Award: This award is presented to the hosting schools and businesses that gave their company program the greatest support.

Best Business Plan: This company was assessed to have the best plan for their business, outlining their product and strategies for success.

Student Ambassador Award: JA Student Ambassadors will work closely with JA staff to help spread the JA word throughout the school with announcements, class visits and other marketing.
Program Managers select students to help them at schools across Nova Scotia. These students have great energy and enthusiasm for Company Program and have shown the ability to engage their peers in the program.

Best Shareholders Report: This company produced the best shareholders' report with accurate information and creativity.

Best Social Media: This company was assessed to have the best use of social media to promote JA and their company.

Highest Net Profit: This company had the highest net profit.

Salesperson of the Year: This Achiever not only sold fifty percent of the products, but they also impressed the awards judges with their knowledge and skills.

Advisor of the Year: An Advisor of the Year was selected by the Program Managers from each region.

Advisor Team of the Year: An Advisor Team of the Year was selected by the Program Managers from each region.

Annual Trade Fair Award: This company had the best display and presentation at the local trade fair.

Outstanding First Year Achiever: This student was in their first year of the Company Program and is being recognized for outstanding “all around” performance.

JA Month Award: This company best demonstrated their promotion of their company and JA during JA Month (February) through social media, special events etc.

Catherine Elizabeth Colson Memorial Scholarship: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies.

LAE Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies.

Clearwater Innovation Award: $2,000 cash prize to the participant with the best business idea or concept for Clearwater Seafoods.- Deadline: Feb. 18, 2018

Dalhousie University Scholarship: $2,500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies at Dalhousie University.

Vice President, Human Resources: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies

Vice President Finance: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies

Vice President, Environment, Health, and Safety: $250 scholarship to each to go towards post-secondary studies

Vice President, Digital Technologies: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies.

Vice President Marketing and Sales: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies.

Vice President of Production: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies

President of the Year: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies.

Achiever of the Year: $500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies

Company of the Year: This company stood apart from others. They were well organized, inspiring and worked very well as a team.

Saint Mary's University Scholarship: $2,500 scholarship to go towards post-secondary studies at Saint Mary's University. 


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