Junior Achievement 2020-2021 Scholarships

Deadline April 23, 2021


Senior Scholarship Guidelines

The award is to be used for direct education expenses, such as tuition, books, and room and board at any accredited post-secondary educational institution, including trade school and community college, for any field of study. Award checks will be mailed directly to the scholar-ship recipient after a receipt covering or exceeding the scholarship amount is presented to the Junior Achievement office. Junior Achievement will award several scholarships ranging from $500-$1,000.
Eligibility Requirements

1. High school senior graduating before June 30, 2021

2. Qualified, upon graduation, to enroll at an accredited post-secondary educational institution, including trade school or community college

3. Participant (past or present) in any Junior Achievement Classroom Program, Junior Achievement SPARK, Junior Achievement Job Shadow, or Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

4. Top one-half of graduation class.

5. Complete one-page personal essay*

6. This form with all supplemental information must be completed on or before April 23, 2021.
Selection Process

The Junior Achievement Scholars are selected on the following basis:
-Personal essay (500 words or less)
-Transcript
-Part-or full-time work experience, extracurricular activities, volunteer community activities, and plans for implementing what they have learned in their JA experience
Awards are made without regard to race, color, creed, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

Junior Achievement reserves the right to change or discontinue this program without notice. The selection of scholarship recipients will be influenced by the completeness of replies, neatness, legibility, proper grammar, punctuation and spelling on the application form and the essay.

Questions regarding the Junior Achievement Scholarship application may be directed to Rachel Murray rmurray@jalincoln.org or 402.467.1741

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