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Student Resources

Junior Achievement of Northern New England aims to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. In addition to our hands-on, life-changing programs, we hope to provide students with resources to help empower them for the future.

   Upcoming JA Student Programs & Events:

 

JA Stock Market Challenge - Thursday December 6th, 2018

The Stock Market Challenge is student competition which includes a technology based simulation of the stock market in which every 60 seconds represents a day of trading. Each team of 4 students begins with a hypothetical account balance of $500,000, the stakes are high and the competition is fierce. Join approximately 150 high school students and compete in the Student Stock Market Challenge. Experience all of the rush with none of the risk. Following the event, you will have the opportunity to review team results and analyze the impact of the team's trades. To create a team and to get your school involved please email Patty Morrrison.

JA Company Program - January-May 2019

Developed by Junior Achievement of Northern New England, JA Company Program is an after-school program where highly-motivated high school students explore the world of business by forming and managing their own company. Student registration is now open for multiple dates and locations in Massachusetts. Click here to sign up! To learn more about this program, click here or please email Val Brooks.

JA Summer Institute - Summer 2019

Join up to 50 high school students at MIT in Cambridge, MA to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit, explore career options, learn about personal finance, network with business leaders, and collaborate with peers from different schools in the Greater Boston Area. Each day will run from 8:45am-2:30pm. This program is FREE! The date, time and program details will be released in 2019. Check out our Summer Institute video from last year!

Scholarship Opportunities and JA Partners' Programs:

Sullivan Scholarship
Details and applications coming soon!

Babson Scholarship
Scholarship Opportunity for JA Student Entrepreneurs! JA is excited to announce that Babson College, the top-ranked entrepreneurship college in the United States, is again offering a scholarship valued at $20,000 per year for four years to applicants who have been in Junior Achievement. This tremendous opportunity is available for high school seniors who have participated in any JA program and who have demonstrated the potential to become an entrepreneurial leader. The submission deadline for consideration is January 2, 2019 and additional information and requirements can be found here.

KPMG Future Leaders Program
Scholarship Opportunity for female high school seniors! Launched in 2016, the KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative focused on developing future generations of women leaders. Dr. Condoleezza Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State, serves as the program ambassador. Applicants selected by the Office of Condoleezza Rice to participate in the KPMG Future Leaders Program - Class of 2019 will receive: a KPMG Future Leaders Scholarship of $10,000 per year for 4 years of college; a three-day KPMG Future Leaders Retreat at Stanford University this summer, which will include leadership training and an introduction to golf; and a pairing with a mentor for one-year. Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2019. To learn more and to apply, click here.
 
Bank of America Student Leaders Program
This signature philanthropic program offers youth the opportunity to receive a paid, non-profit internship and to attend a weeklong conference in Washington, D.C. to learn about enacting positive social change. Student Leaders® recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student Leaders to tools and resources that will help them make communities better. As a Student Leader, you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks; attend the weeklong Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.; develop leadership and career skills; and connect with like-minded students from your own community and across the country. Deadline for applications is February 1, 2019. For more information and to apply click here.
 
 
 
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