Junior Achievement of Chattanooga is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-driven K-12 programs foster work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big to reach their potential.
Scholarships are a unique way for Junior Achievement to say, “We believe in our students pursuing higher education.”
Junior Achievement of Chattanooga will award four (4) $1,500 scholarships to seniors who have experienced Junior Achievement. Recipients will receive $500 freshman year and $1,000 sophomore year with a 2.75 GPA at end of freshman year and full-time status. Each recipient must confirm his/her full-time status for the upcoming academic year before July 31.
Recipients are required to be present Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. for the Junior Achievement of Chattanooga “Free Enterprise Cup” Scholarship Golf Classic where the recipients will receive their official letter from the Junior Achievement Board / Vice Chair of Education.
•Applicant must be a senior who has participated in and completed a Junior Achievement (JA) program while in high school in Hamilton, Marion (TN) or Catoosa, Walker (GA) County.
•Applicant should have a minimum cumulative un-weighted GPA of at least 2.5.
•Applicants receiving full scholarships and/or grants are ineligible.
•Immediate family members of Junior Achievement of Chattanooga staff and board members are not eligible.
Application Deadliine: Friday, March 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm at the Junior Achievement of Chattanooga office.
Scholarship Finalists will be interviewed Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Junior Achievement of Chattanooga office.