Scholarship and Award Winners

Providing over $100,000 to exceptional students

Each year, JA gives thousands of dollars in scholarships and awards to exceptional students who have participated in JA programs. This past year, we awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships and awards to 24 outstanding high school students. The top award, the Colonel Henry Crown Scholarship, provides $20,000 over the course of four years at an accredited college and includes a paid summer internship at a Henry Crown affiliated company.

Colonel Henry Crown Scholarship ($20,000)
$20,000 scholarship – $5,000 a year for a four year period while pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university of his or her choice.

Paid attendance at a summer internship program (3 summers at 10 weeks each) with a Henry Crown affiliated company or an agency supported by Crown Family Philanthropies.

Junior Achievement General Scholarships ($1,000 – $5,000)
Junior Achievement also awards other scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 as a one-time payment to the college or university of your choice.

High School Heroes Scholarship ($1,000)
This Junior Achievement scholarship is made available for those high school seniors who participate in a Junior Achievement program and then go out in the community and mentor and facilitate a Junior Achievement program in a local elementary school serving as the volunteer.