Achiever Scholarships & Awards

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2016-2017 Awards and Scholarships are now Closed


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 Scholarships -  Due March 10, 2017

**Click the award title to receive the submission details**

Al Beech Memorial Award - Must be a graduating Achiever and qualified to enroll at an accredited college or university. Value: $1,000

Peter Mansbridge Positive Change Award - Any Achiever in their final year of secondary school (Grade 12) and will be attending post-secondary in the coming year. Value: $10,000

Peter Mansbridge Youth Leadership Award - Any Achiever in their final year of secondary school (Grade 12) and will be attending post-secondary in the coming year. Value: $10,000

TD Canada Trust Fund Scholarship  - Must be a graduating Achiever and qualified to enroll at an accredited college or university. Value: $1,500

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Company of the Year Award (Coming Soon) - Achiever in Company Program with at least 80% program attendance.

The Evelyn Ruskin JA Corporate Awareness Scholarship - All students currently enrolled in Company Program, TITAN, or GLOBE. Value: $1,000

The Richard Ivey School of Business, Entrepreneurship Institute Scholarship for Entrepreneurship - Current graduating Company Program students that will be entering an accredited college or university the following school year. Value: $1,500

The Seymour Schulich Entrepreneurship Scholarship - Must be a graduating Achiever and entering their 1st year at an accredited college or university in the Fall. Value: $5,000


Provincial Awards & Scholarships:

**Click the award title to receive the submission form**

Company Merit AwardThe 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 YearThis company demonstrated the most improvement.

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

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

Student Ambassador AwardJA 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 ReportThis company produced the best shareholders' report with accurate information and creativity.

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

Highest Net ProfitThis company had the highest net profit.

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

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

Advisor Team of the YearAn 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 AchieverThis student was in their first year of the Company Program and is being recognized for outstanding “all around” performance.

JA Month AwardThis 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. 17, 2017

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

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

Gateway Opportunity Scholarship$1000 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 YearThis company stood apart from others. They were well organized, inspiring and worked very well as a team.


Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia  |  1550 Bedford Highway, Suite 300
Bedford  |   NS  | B4A 1E6
T. 902.454.4564  |  F. 902.454.4514  |  info@janovascotia.ca