JACT Scholarships

Junior Achievement of the Chisholm Trail offers scholarships to area students who have participated in a JA program during high school.  Scholarships are awarded each spring to deserving and hardworking students and to date, we have awarded over $1.3 million to area students.  Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of scholastic ability, participation in JA programs, as well as other organizational or extracurricular activities.  Students are evaluated on achievement, leadership, college and career potential, and financial need. After submitting an application, teacher recommendation letter and high school transcript, (SAT/ACT scores can be submitted for bonus points), top applicants will be invited to interview with the scholarship committee. 

Junior Achievement of the Chisholm Trail offers two scholarships.

The $10,000 Robert and Catherine Alexander Scholarship is offered annually.

The $12,000 John W. and Kay L. Spruill Leadership Scholarship is offered biannually.  The next available opportunity for this scholarship will be for the 2022-2023 academic year.


Eligibility requirements include:

  • Participation in a Junior Achievement high school program in our JA Area
  • Currently be a high school senior.
  • Submit a completed online application
  • Submit a teacher recommendation letter
  • Submit high school transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores can be submitted for bonus points
  • Finalists must participate in an interview with the scholarship committee

The 2021 application deadline has passed.  Please check back in February 2022 for information regarding the 2022 scholarship application.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact  Jennifer Beavers  

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