2024 Jan Bell-Irving Award for Women's Leadership - $2,500

Award Description

The purpose of this award is to inspire and encourage young women to lead at the highest levels with heart. The Jan Bell-Irving Award recognizes a female-identifying Junior Achiever who has demonstrated ambition and the ability to lead through collaboration and kindness.

The award recipient will receive $2,500 to support their diverse educational or other needs.


To be eligible for this award, you must:
  • Identify as female.
  • Have participated in JA Company Program, JA Company Program for Indigenous Learners, or JA Be Entrepreneurial.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Be under the age of 29.
Other requirements:
  • Complete the online application in full, an updated resume & a signed media consent 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.
Deadline to apply: May 3, 2024


Mailing Address

Submit Your Application

When you are ready to submit your application, please click "Submit" below.

If you have any questions regarding the application, please reach out to Alice Ko, Marketing and Program Coordinator, JABC at a.ko@jabc.org.