The 2014 national awards and scholarships are now open!

Junior Achievement builds on strong foundation of supporting Canadian students
with launch of 2014 awards and scholarships

 

Toronto, ON, December 20, 2013 – Junior Achievement of Canada is excited to announce the 2014 awards and scholarships are now available to Canadian students. Junior Achievement students are eligible to apply for one of 10 awards and scholarships.

“Awarding student success is one of the many ways Junior Achievement helps support and prepare our students to succeed,” said Keith Publicover, President and CEO, Junior Achievement of Canada. “Over $45,000 in awards and scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students who have demonstrated excellence in a variety of areas.”

The Junior Achievement awards include:

-       The Peter Mansbridge Positive Change scholarship is awarded to a student who promotes a vision of prosperity for our nation and is committed to making a positive change.

-       The Peter Mansbridge Youth Leadership Award is awarded to a student who personifies the values and attributes of a successful business or community leader.

-       The Deloitte Inspiration Awards are awarded to students who have demonstrated thoughtful perspectives and the attributes required to succeed in the workforce.

-       The TELUS “App” Competition Award recognizes students’ knowledge and understanding of technology and rewards the best applications developed by Junior Achievement achievers. 

“By awarding their success today, Junior Achievement is helping to play an integral part in preparing them for tomorrow,” said Publicover.

The deadlines for applying for Junior Achievement’s awards and scholarships range from February 2014-May 2014. For more information on Junior Achievement’s 2014 national awards and scholarships, visit www.jacan.org/awards.

For more than 58 years, as the largest youth business education organization in Canada, Junior Achievement has inspired and prepared more than 4 million youth to succeed. Junior Achievement is the link between education and business, and provides youth with the essential skills they need to define personal success, prepare for the workforce, ensure sound money management and pursue their dreams. Last year alone, more than 243,000 young Canadians experienced a Junior Achievement program from over 14,500 committed business volunteers.

 

The 2014 national awards and scholarships are now open