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Each year, JABC is very pleased to offer a number of awards to recognize outstanding student performance in a JA program.

All secondary and post-secondary students in British Columbia who have taken a JA program are eligible to apply. The process is simple! Please review the eligibility requirements for each award below and then apply online.

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Thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters, we are able to give away thousands of dollars worth of awards annually.

Individual Awards

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. 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 Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremonies on May 5, 2020. Due to travel, this award is open to JA students in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley only.

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Deadline to apply: March 11, 2020
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Deadline to apply for awards below: May 1, 2020. One application will be used for both awards.

This award recognizes a self-identifying Indigenous OR rural (outside Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley and Greater Victoria) OR new immigrant student (born outside Canada) 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.

This award’s purpose is to inspire and encourage young women to lead at the highest levels, with heart. The Jan Bell-Irving Award for Women’s Leadership recognizes a female Junior Achiever who demonstrates the ambition to lead and the ability to do so with collaboration and kindness. The winning student will receive a $2,500 scholarship towards post-secondary education.

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Student Company Awards

JA Student Companies can complete one application to apply for both awards.

*Note: Submissions must include a video. Check out previous winners below.

Deadline to apply: May 11, 2019. One application will be used for both awards.

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

The team will also be entered into the national JA Canada Company of the Year award. The National award winner will represent JA Canada at the international JA Americas Company of the Year competition.

This award recognizes the JA 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 JA Student Company will receive an award of $3,000 for the team.

This award is generously sponsored by the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology.

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Mentorship Opportunities

JABC is pleased to partner with CDL-West to offer an unique mentorship opportunity to recognize female students, currently enrolled in the JA Company Program, who are enthusiastic, ambitious and curious about entrepreneurship, technology, or science-based innovation. This one-day mentorship experience is held at the UBC Sauder School of Business in Vancouver. CDL-West is a tranformational opportunity for female high school students, fuelling their interest and enthusiasm in entrepreneurship and STEM. Eight (8) JA Company Program student recipients will be chosen overall, two for each of the four sessions. Travel bursaries may be available to assist those selected outside Vancouver.

Learn more here

This opportunity is made possible by CDL-West.

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JABC is pleased to affiliate with Minerva BC to offer an unique opportunity for female students, currently enrolled in the JA Company Program, who are interested in developing leadership abilities. Learning to Lead™ is three-day  interactive program that invites young women to develop a leadership mindset in a supportive and fun environment.

Upcoming programs include:

  • UNBC Prince George: May 22-24, 2020
  • TRU Kamloops: June 5-7, 2020
  • UBC Vancouver: June 26-28, 2020

Learn more here

This opportunity is made possible by Minerva BC.

Deadline to apply: March 13, 2020
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Check out some previous Student Companies
award-winning application videos:

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

PLUS: JABC students are eligible for national awards. View JA Canada’s National Awards and Scholarships.