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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.

Download a PDF summary of awards and scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters, we are able to give away over $20,000 worth of awards and trips 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 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 FameGala in May. Due to travel, this award is open to JA students in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley only.

Application process will open January 2019. Deadline to apply: March 25, 2019
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Application process will open Fall 2018. Deadline to apply for awards below is May 1, 2019. One application will be used for all awards.

This award recognizes an Indigenous, 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.

Leadership skills may be acquired and demonstrated in many different ways.  This award recognizes achievement in the development of effective personal and business management skills. The winner of the Excellence and Leadership Award will receive $2,500 to further their post-secondary education.

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

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.

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Student Company Awards

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.

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

Application process will open January 2019. Deadline to apply: May 13, 2019

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.

This award is generously sponsored by

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

This award is generously sponsored by

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 Jobs, Trade and Technology.

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.

Click here to apply for all awards listed above

Check out some previous Student Companies
award-winning application videos:

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Watch The BeeFresh Video on Youtube
Watch the Apiary Video on YouTube
Watch the KlicK Video On YouTube

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