2023 JABC Basin Impact Award - $1,250

Columbia Basin Trust will be awarding two students, residing in Columbia Basin, who have demonstrated significant growth in business skills, learning skills, leadership skills and/or entrepreneurial skills. The winning students will receive a $1,250 award which they can use to invest in their future.


  • Be a Grade 10, 11 or 12 student
  • Be a Canadian citizen residing in Columbia Basin. See Columbia Basin Trust map at ourtrust.org/about/basin-map
  • Have participated in one of the following JA programs: JA Company Program, JA Titan (prior to 2020), JA Be Entrepreneurial, JA Entrepreneurial Trades, JA Personal Finance, JA Investment Strategies Program, JA Economics for Success, JABC TechWorks or a World of Choices program
  • Complete the online application in full: This includes submitting 1-2 letters of recommendation from a teacher (preferably from the applicant’s JA teacher, counsellor, or post-secondary professor/ instructor); an updated resume; & a signed media release form
  • Display proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Be prepared to attend a brief interview in person or by phone
  • Have not received this award previously

Personal Information


Mailing Address

Application Form

Application Materials

Please submit the following files to support your application. All files should be in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email community@jabc.org.

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