Region: National
High School: No High School Affiliation
Deadline: February 1st
Amount: $5,000


The Achievement Foundation, Inc., an independent not-for-profit organization, provides an annual award of $5,000 in memory of Joseph Francomano, a past president of JA. The award, which may be renewed for a total of four years, can be used at any accredited four-year college or university for any program leading to a baccalaureate degree.


Participation in: JA Company Program® or JA Economics®, JA Be Entrepreneurial®, JA Exploring Economics®, JA Personal Finance®, JA Career Success™, JA Finance Park®, JA Titan®.

A high school senior graduating before June 30.
Applicants must complete a one-page essay by answering this question concerning a current issue: How does free enterprise create prosperity? The essay should be typed and double spaced.
Demonstrated leadership and excellent extracurricular and community activities.
Financial need.
  • Organization: Junior Achievement USA
  • Address 2: One Education Way
  • City: Colorado Springs
  • State: CO
  • Zip: 80906
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