Awards & Scholarships

JABC is pleased to offer a number of awards and scholarships to our Achievers to recognize outstanding performance in a JA program. We are able to give away over $20,000 worth of awards and trips each year, thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters. Check out this video for more information about JABC awards and scholarships:

High school and post-secondary students who have taken a JA program are eligible to apply. Carefully review the eligibility requirements for each award below and apply online.

JA Canada also offers national awards and scholarships worth over $30,000. See JA Canada awards and scholarships below for more information.

Questions? Contact Rosine Hage-Moussa at rosine.hage-moussa@jabc.org or  604.688.3887 x 231.

Download PDF summary of awards and scholarships

JA British Columbia reserves the right to withdraw or modify the terms of these scholarships or awards at any time.

Dr. Donald Rix Inspiring Business Excellence Scholarship

This award recognizes an aboriginal, rural or immigrant student who has demonstrated significant growth in business skills, learning skills, leadership skills and/or entrepreneurial skills. The winning student will receive a $2,500 scholarship towards post-secondary education in the academic or trades and technology career of their choice.

Deadline to apply: May 1, 2017 at 11:59 Pacific Time

Click here for more information and to apply.

The Keg Spirit Foundation Next Generation Leaders Forum Award

This award recognizes significant progress made by individual students in developing networking and communication skills. Five (5) recipients representing each region in BC will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the Next Generation Leaders Forum, JA Canada’s international student conference held in August each year.

This award is generously sponsored by The Keg Spirit Foundation. 

Deadline to apply: May 1, 2017 at 11:59 Pacific Time

Click here for more information and to apply.

JABC Award for Excellence and Leadership

This award recognizes achievement in the development of effective personal and business management skills. The winner of the Excellence and Leadership Award will receive $2500 to further their post-secondary education.

Deadline to apply: May 1, 2017 at 11:59 Pacific Time

Click here for more information and to apply.

JABC Award for Oratory and Presentation Skills

Oratory and presentation skills are keys to success in business and community leadership. This award recognizes achievement in the development of speaking and presentation skills which contributes to an individual’s future career. It is open to any senior-secondary or post-secondary student who has participated in a JA program within the past 5 years. This year, four (4) students will be awarded $2,500 each, to further their post-secondary education. Award winners  present their speeches at the annual Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame Induction Gala and Ceremonies on May 24, 2017.

This award is open to JA students in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley only. 

We are no longer accepting applications for this award. Please check back in the fall to apply for 2018.

 

JA Student Companies who wish to apply for the team awards should complete the application form once. Your application will be used for all team awards.

Deadline to apply: May 22, 2017 at 11:59 Pacific Time

Click here to apply for all student team awards.

CIBC Student Company of the Year Award – Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley

This award recognizes excellence in teamwork and cooperation, creativity and innovation, profitability and viability, and outstanding planning and operation of a Student Company in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. The winning Student Company will receive an award of $3,000 for the team.

Student Company of the Year: People’s Choice Provincial Award

This award goes to the JA Student Company with the most votes during a 72-hour public online voting contest. Qualifying companies will be judged on their video applications. The winning Student Company will receive an award of $3,000 for the team and may go on to win any one of the other student team awards.

Celebrate Entrepreneurship Provincial Award

This award recognizes the Student Company that demonstrates the most innovation in their business. Innovative products, services or business models will be judged by a panel of experts. The winning Student Company will receive an award of $3,000 for the team.

This award is generously sponsored by the Ministry of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction and Responsible for the Liquor Distribution Branch.

The Ledcor Group Regional Company of the Year Award

This award recognizes excellence in teamwork and cooperation, creativity and innovation, profitability and viability, and outstanding planning and operation of a JA Student Company outside of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley in British Columbia. The winning team Student Company will receive an award of $3,000 for the team.

This award is generously sponsored by The Ledcor Group of Companies.

CPA Profit Performance Provincial Award

This award will go to the most profitable student company. Profit will be determined using a standardized form which calculates gross revenues less cost of goods sold (before salaries, bonuses, dividends and charitable donations are paid) and determines the company that has generated the highest profit through their student venture. The winning Student Company will receive an award of $3,000 for the team.

This award is generously sponsored by CPA British Columbia.

 

JA Canada Awards and Scholarships

Please visit www.jacan.org/awards-and-scholarships for eligibility criteria and online application.

Provincial Scholarships Offered by Friends of JABC

Black Press Scholarships

JABC is proud to have Mr. David Black as one of our Business Laureates of BC. We encourage JA students interested in pursuing a business career to consider applying for one of 37 annual Black Press Scholarships of $5,000 to attend the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria.