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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 Wisconsin. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Wisconsin Young Entrepreneur of the Year Application
Congratulations to our 2015 Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Andrew Pfluger, of AMP Hobby! Andrew will be recognized at the 25th Annual Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at The Pfister Hotel.
Please stay tuned for your opportunity to apply for 2016.
Each year, Junior Achievement, DPI, and EY 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.
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.
For more information regarding JA of Wisconsin Scholarship’s, please contact the office at 414.577.3800