Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of participating in the Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Leadership Program?
- Build your inner confidence
- Enhance your public speaking skills
- Develop your leadership skills
- Meet your educational goals
- Create lasting friendships
- Showcase your talents and abilities
- Strengthen your character
- Win scholarships
Is Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador a "pageant"?
No! Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador is a not-for profit leadership program which provides young Newfoundland and Labrador women with a positive, enriching personal development experience. We were one of the first competitions of this kind in Canada, and many organizations now follow our lead.
Do scholarship winners receive immediate cash awards?
Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Incorporated scholarship winners do not receive their cash awards until they have provided proof of enrollment at a post-secondary institution.
Are scholarships available for those who are not awarded the Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador title?
Yes. In addition to the winner, scholarships are also awarded for 1st and 2nd Runners-up, as well a variety of other individual award categories.
What do sponsors receive for supporting me?
Sponsors receive recognition on our website, in the event program book, as well as in your on-stage introduction during the Awards Gala.
How do I enter the talent competition?
Entry into the Talent Competition is optional and not included in the overall competition scoring. Simply email us a video of your performing art: singing, dancing, playing a musical instrument or theatrical performance (maximum of 4 minutes). All videos will be judged and three finalists selected to perform at the Scholarship Gala.
Are participants provided with their competition scores?
All participant scores are confidentially provided by individual judges for the 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 the Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Incorporated and are NOT provided to participants.
If I win the title of Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador, will it interfere with school?
No! We make school a priority. Our Board of Directors will work with you to make your year memorable. We will schedule as many events as possible, particularly those where you can volunteer with community and charitable organizations. You are encouraged to participate in events within your own geographic region.