Junior Achievement of Wisconsin
(414) 577.3800
11111 W. Liberty Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53224
jamilw@jawis.org

Scholarships

Are you looking for a way to finance your college education? Junior Achievement is here to help. JA of Wisconsin, offers nearly $30,000 in scholarships for students in the state of Junior Achievement of Wisconsin ScholarshipsWisconsin. These scholarships, provided by the Junior Achievement Women’s Association and JA of Wisconsin, are awarded to students every year to help them achieve their goal of a college education. Scholarships are renewable, but must be applied for each year. The list below provides details on each scholarship and application information.

 

1. College Student - JA Volunteer

 

Who is eligible: College students who have taught TWO Elementary, Middle, or High School classes, or volunteered for TWO JA Capstone experiences in JA Biztown or Finance Park.

 

Click here for the college student JA volunteer scholarship overview
Click here for the college student JA volunteer scholarship application

 

2. High School Student - JA Participant

 

Who is eligible: High school students who have participated in one of the following programs: JA Be Entrepreneurial, JA Business Challenge, JA Company Program, JA Economics, JA Excellence through Ethics, Ethics in Action, JA Exploring Economics, JA Job Shadow, JA Personal Finance JA Career Success or JA Titan.

 

Click here for the high school student JA participant scholarship overview
Click here for the high school student JA participant scholarship application

 

3. High School Student - JA Volunteer

 

Who is eligible: High school students who have taught TWO Elementary School classes. At least one class must have been completed during the current school year.

 

Click here for the high school student volunteer scholarship overview
Click here for the high school student volunteer scholarship application

 

4. Maria Schreyer Scholarship - Metro Milwaukee High School Seniors

 

Who is eligible: High School students in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, or Waukesha counties who have taught TWO Elementary School classes. At least one class must have been completed during the current school year.

 

Click here for the high school student volunteer scholarship overview
Click here for the high school student volunteer scholarship application

 

Wisconsin Young Entrepreneur of the Year Application

 

Junior Achievement, DPI, and Ernst & Young would like to give recognition to an individual between the 5th and 12th grade who has made their mark as an entrepreneur by turning an idea into an actuality; an individual with an innovative spirit who has successfully applied business knowledge. Click here for more information.

Click here to complete the application.

 

Check out last year's winning video submission from our 2013 Young Entrepreneur, Luke Eisner:

JA USA Scholarships

 

Also, through the generosity of certain national sponsors, additional scholarships are available through JA USA. Unless otherwise noted, national scholarships presented through Junior Achievement are available only to graduating high school seniors who have completed or are enrolled in JA Economics or JA Company Program. All college scholarships require an official high school transcript that includes SAT or ACT scores.

 

Find additional ways to pay for college in the Student Center or from Junior Achievement

 

For more information on college, scholarships, and careers, check out JA’s Student Resource Center

 

For more information regarding JA of Wisconsin Scholarship’s, please contact the office at 414.577.3800

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