This fall, Junior Achievement®, in partnership with David M. Rubenstein, will launch the 2015 Junior Achievement Essay Competition. Open to our region's students in 9th-12th grade, 9 students will win a $10,000 scholarship. One grand prize winner will receive a $20,000 scholarship. In addition, from each of DC, MD, and VA, the school with the greatest number of eligible applications will receive a $6,000 grant. Since its founding in 2008, David M. Rubenstein has pledged more than $1 million to support the competition. To learn the application deadline and this year's topic please visit www.myJA.org/programs/essay.