2014 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION The purpose of Junior Achievement is to empower young people to their own economic success. The goal of this scholarship is to recognize and reward an academically outstanding Junior Achievement High School Program participant.
Applicant must be a senior with a cumulative un-weighted GPA of 2.8
Applicant must be in good standing with his/her school.
Applicant must have participated in any K-12 Junior Achievement program and/or attended a Junior Achievement Teen Summit.
Applicant must be planning to attend a two or four year program at a college or university or technical school.
Applicant must submit a complete application to be considered for the scholarship. The deadline for all applications is Monday, March 24, 2014 at 5:00pm.
Applications should be typed or, if printed, please use blank ink and print neatly.
Scholarship Policies and Procedures:
Two scholarships will be awarded. A $1500 Chuck’s United Hope Foundation scholarship and a $1000 scholarship which may be applied to any college or university.
The scholarship selection committee is made up of educators, JA Board Members and business professionals. This committee makes the final selection of the scholarship recipients based on the factors mentioned above. The scholarship recipients will be announced in May 2014. The decisions of the committee are final.
The recipients must submit a written request and proof of enrollment at a technical school, college or university to the Junior Achievement office within 6 months of graduation in order to receive the scholarship money.
The award will be made directly to the Financial Aid Office at the college or university the recipients is attending. The award may be used toward tuition, fees, books and other required school expenses.
2014 JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
(Last) (First) (MI)
(City) (State) (Zip Code)
Junior Achievement Participation:
High School Junior Achievement Class: Teacher_____________
Please attach official school transcript, which includes cumulative un-weighted high school grade point average. (GPA)
Please attach one letter of recommendation from a teacher or principal at your school.
Please complete and attach short essays to the following questions:
How can young entrepreneurs and professionals work together to empower the next generation to improve the quality of life for the citizens of South Central Kentucky? (500 word maximum)
Based on your experience(s) in Junior Achievement program(s), describe how you will incorporate the mission and values of JA into your post-secondary education and selected career. (300 word maximum)
You may use examples from your Junior Achievement class(es), along with other examples encountered throughout your life to support your position.
*JA mission and values can be viewed at: http://www.ja.org/about/about_who_vision.shtml
In submitting this application, I certify that the information provided is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. Falsification of information may result in termination of any scholarship granted. This application becomes property of the Junior Achievement office.
Applicant Signature/DateParent/Guardian Signature (If applicant has not turned 18 years old)
DEADLINE FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS Monday, March 24, 2014 AT 5:00 P.M.