Achiever Scholarships & Awards
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!
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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 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.