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:
For Local Awards & Scholarships Criteria, please click here.
Awards not requiring an interview:
Awards requiring an interview:
To apply for local awards and scholarships, click here.
For at list of National Scholarships, please click here.
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
Application Deadline: July 31st
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: $5000, All expenses paid trip to Toronto for the Top 20 Under 20™ Ceremony, 4-day Leadership Summit, Mentorship Program, 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: