Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador 

A Premier Scholarship Program for Young Women ages 13-18 


All participant scores are confidentially provided by individual judges for he various competition disciplines, and tabulated by an independent auditor, with whom the results are kept until the final announcements are made.  All scores remain the property of Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Incorporated and are NOT provided to participants.


  • Interview - 50%
  • Public Speaking - 20%
  • Academics - 15%
  • Fitness / Healthy Living - 10%


  • Vocal Introduction - 5%

Preliminary and On-stage scores are totaled to determine the Top 10, who are asked impromptu questions based on information provided in their applications.

  • Impromptu Question - 10%

Impromptu scores are added to accumulated totals to determine the 2nd Runner-up, 1st Runner-up and Winner. 



  • Participants introduce themselves to a panel of judges. 
  • The interview consists of a list of pre-selected questions. 
  • All participants answer the same questions
  • Don't be afraid to let your sense of humor and personality shine through. 
  • Relax and have a conversation with the judges.


Public Speaking


  • An important attribute and quality of a titleholder is the ability to demonstrate a sense of composure, confidence and intelligence when speaking in public.
  • Speeches should be no longer than 75 seconds and  the use of notes is not permitted. 
  • (Speeches are timed and points are deducted should you go over the permitted timeframe.)
  • Participants will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate empathy and a realistic understanding of their chosen topic.
  • A penalty of 5% of the total marks received shall be imposed to a speech that is in excess of the time limit before the total scores are compiled (5 seconds grace permitted).  This penalty will be imposed by a timekeeper and applied by the auditor.




  • Participants are required to write an essay on a topic relevant to Newfoundland and Labrador youth. Essay topics are pre-determined by the judges.


Fitness/Healthy Living


  • Participants are required to complete a fitness test which is conducted by qualified fitness instructors at a recognized fitness centre.
  • They are also as required to complete a short written quiz on healthy living.


On-Stage Introduction


  • This is the portion of the competition where participants introduce themselves and thank their sponsors (if applicable). 
  • They are judged on articulation, confidence and poise.


Impromptu Question


  • The Top 10 finalists respond to a final question based on information provided in their applications.

Stellar Educational Opportunity

Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador is an Incorporated, not-for-profit scholarship program. We provide the province's largest scholarship program for young women, which awards individuals for academics, promotion of healthy living, public speaking, community service, volunteer work, environmental awareness and performance-related talents. Our participants are inspirational and exciting celebrations of achievement, talent and imagination, who provide unique and exemplary contributions to their schools and communities.   

Did You Know?

Since 2006 we have awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to deserving young women.

Would you like to become a volunteer and assist young women with their educational endeavors and personal growth? Email us at: contact@missachievement.com