Junior Achievement of Wisconsin's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential. Together as volunteers, donors and educators we can inspire a generation to believe anything is possible.
Are you a 5th-12th grader who owns their own business? Apply for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Scholarship sponsored by EY, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Application deadline Feburary 9, 2018. View application information here.
Also view other JA and partner scholarships available for 2018.
Your local Junior Achievement Business Challenge is coming to your area in February or March. JA Business Challenge is a one-day event where high school students compete for scholarships. Using an online simulator, JA Titan, this exciting business strategy tournament puts the student's business knowledge to the test. "Companies" of two students, each mentored by one business representative, compete against one another to manufacture and market a product. Find out when Business Challenge is coming to your area.
Governor Scott Walker recently signed a bill into law which passed the House and Senate directing all Wisconsin school boards to adopt standards for financial literacy and incorporate instruction in financial literacy into the curriculum in grades kindergarten through 12th grade.
Director Roxanne Van Loon represented Junior Achievement at the Capitol during this legislation process. Read more