JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT'S PURPOSE AND VALUES
Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
The envisioned future - what we aspire to become. Junior Achievement maintains an active vision, front and center, on how we can have a positive impact on the lives of more students - guided by our core values:
BELIEF IN THE BOUNDLESS POTENTIAL OF YOUNG PEOPLE
Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship
Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how we do it
Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals
Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration
Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning
Scholarships are available for high school seniors planning to attend college or university in the fall of 2018.
You must have:
Participated in a JA Program during your K-12 school career or taught one or more JA programs within the Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes Service Area (Please see map on website if needed).
Have a 2.75 GPA or higher
Completed the Student Application and return to the Junior Achievement office by Friday, March 23, 2018.
Made certain all parts of the application (student and teacher) have been completed and submitted on time.
Participating schools include:
Eastern Michigan University
Grace Bible College
Michigan State University
Non-Specificed Scholarships include:
James P. Dieleman Junior Achievement Scholarship
Glenn Ferry Memorial Junior Achievement Scholarship
Richard Simkins Memorial Junior Achievement Scholarship
JA Student Company Scholarships
Scholarships provided by JA USA:
Contact Matthew Stacks
(616) 575-9080 ext. 230
JA of the Michigan Great Lakes Team
Our staff is committed to making your experience working with us absolutely the best!
Our Board Members includes the finest business and individual leaders in our community.
More About Junior Achievement
Financials AND Annual Reports
We've consistently received high grades for accountability and transparency.
Join us on our mission to empower youth and create robust communities.
Communitites We Serve
View the communities we reach with our programs.
Junior Achievement also serves these other Michigan Great Lakes Areas.
Please visit their website to learn more.
Diversity Statement: Junior Achievement is the recognized leader in "empowering young people to own their economic success®" through volunteer-led, experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing a positive, enriching learning experience free of bias. Junior Achievement welcomes K-12 students, volunteers and potential staff regardless of race, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."