JA Inspiration Scholarships are awarded to JA students who embody the JA spirit and show great promise in their futures. Since the program’s inception, JA has awarded $408,000 to 73 students.
Watch this video to hear what the scholarship committee looks for in an ideal JA Inspiration Scholar:
JA Inspiration Scholarship Applicant Requirements
- Current or previous participation in at least one JA program in high school
- Minimum high school grade point average of 2.75
- Work experience through a summer job or part-time employment during the academic year
- Graduate from a high school in one of the following Colorado or Wyoming counties: Adams, Albany, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Carbon, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Laramie, Larimer, Logan, Moffat, Morgan, Natrona, Park, Phillips, Rio Blanco, Routt, Sedgwick, Sheridan, Summit, Sweetwater, Washington, Weld or Yuma
- Able to meet admissions standards for an accredited college or university first-time entering students
- Attend a public or private college, community college or university; note: this includes all accredited institutions granting 2-year and/or 4-year degrees
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