2021 Al Beech Memorial Award

Open To: 
Friday, March 19, 2021


For 20 years, Al Beech, as a JA Executive Committee member, was instrumental in identifying key volunteer executives to assist JA Canada; upon his untimely death in 1990, his family created a scholarship in his memory to honour an outstanding graduating Achiever and recognize his/her achievement in JA.

The award is presented to a graduating student who demonstrates the greatest advancement in personal development and increased achievement in a JA program.

Award Value: $2,000 CDN


Application Package Requirements

  • Attach where instructed a 500-word essay (typed and double spaced) on the award topic: "Describe what you believe Junior Achievement has done to assist you in your personal development."
  • Complete online application form
  • Include 2 recommendation letters: 1 from a JA mentor/advisor and 1 from a teacher/employer with whom you are familiar.
  • Include a résumé highlighting your best subjects, student activities, volunteer experience outside of school, club or church activities and hobbies.


Please note that where the application asks for a “Written Submission Link” you should put the link to your essay.



  • All students enrolled in Company Program (In School & After School Edition) or JA TITAN for the 2020-2021 program year.
  • The applicant must adhere to the rules and regulations concerning the award including the completion of all requested documentations in the application package requirements.
  • The applicant must be graduating before June 30 of the current academic year and must be qualified upon graduating to enroll at an accredited college or university.
  • The application form must be signed by the applicant and his/her parent or legal guardian if the applicant is under 18 when the application package is submitted.
Winners will be notified in May 2021 and their names will be posted online at



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