Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
— Nelson Mandela
JA My Way™ is designed to help teens find careers that are best for them, learn about saving and budgeting, and find out how they can start their own businesses. This free resource uses personality tests, interactive online games, assessment tools and educational resources to provide teens with helpful information in a fun and engaging way. Create your free account and begin exploring this comprehensive tool today.


JA My Way™ is designed to help teens find careers that are best for them, learn about saving and budgeting, and find out how they can start their own businesses. This free resource uses personality tests, interactive online games, assessment tools and educational resources to provide teens with helpful information in a fun and engaging way. Create your free account and begin exploring this comprehensive tool today.

The Junior Achievement® Essay Competition, sponsored by David M. Rubenstein, is an annual scholarship contest that awards three students from each the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia with a $10,000 scholarship. One grand prize winner will receive a $20,000 scholarship. The school from each the District, Maryland, and Virginia with the largest number of eligible applicants will each receive a $6,000 grant.


The Junior Achievement® Essay Competition, sponsored by David M. Rubenstein, is an annual scholarship contest that awards three students from each the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia with a $10,000 scholarship. One grand prize winner will receive a $20,000 scholarship. The school from each the District, Maryland, and Virginia with the largest number of eligible applicants will each receive a $6,000 grant.

Are you a JA® Graduate? By joining the JA® Alumni Network, you can connect with other people like you who took part in our programs. Benefits of JA Alumni Society Membership include: an exclusive JA Alumni Welcome Package that highlights the past, present and future of JA; a quarterly newsletter to keep you up to date on what is happening with JA now; access to the JA Alumni LinkedIn Page; and, many more.


Are you a JA® Graduate? By joining the JA® Alumni Network, you can connect with other people like you who took part in our programs. Benefits of JA Alumni Society Membership include: an exclusive JA Alumni Welcome Package that highlights the past, present and future of JA; a quarterly newsletter to keep you up to date on what is happening with JA now; access to the JA Alumni LinkedIn Page; and, many more.

No gift is too small to make a difference in our work to impact more students like you in Greater Washington. With your gift of $5, $10, $25, or more, you can join with us to inspire your generation to be financially capable, tenacious, and equipped with the tools to manage risk effectively, solve problems creatively, and welcome opportunity in a complex modern economy.


No gift is too small to make a difference in our work to impact more students like you in Greater Washington. With your gift of $5, $10, $25, or more, you can join with us to inspire your generation to be financially capable, tenacious, and equipped with the tools to manage risk effectively, solve problems creatively, and welcome opportunity in a complex modern economy.