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The Seymour Schulich Entrepreneurship Scholarship

 
Open To: 
Students
Value: 
$3,000
Deadline: 
Monday, March 16, 2020

Background

Mr. Seymour Schulich, a long time investor in Junior Achievement and a former Governor of Junior Achievement of Canada, created this scholarship to encourage the development of entrepreneurship in Canada.

The Award Recipient will be graduating from high school & entering into 1st year of college/university in the fall.

Award Value: $3,000 CDN

 

Application Package Requirements

  • A 500-word typed essay in PDF, Word or Google Doc format on the topic: In the 21st Century entrepreneurial skills are seen as critical to the workplace. What are these skills and what advantage will you bring to the workplace if you hone these skills?
  • Completed online application form.
  • 2 recommendation letters; 1 from the local JA office, 1 from a teacher or a community leader/JA volunteer/employer who is familiar with you.
  • 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.

 

Eligibility 

  • All students enrolled in Company Program (In School & After School Edition) or JA TITAN for the 2019-2020 program year.
  • The applicant must adhere to the rules and regulations concerning the award including the completion of all requested documentation 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.
  • Applicant must be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2020
  • 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 2020 and their names will be posted online at http://www.jacanada.org
 

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