AGJA Scholarships

The American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) helps to build the industry’s future leaders. In an of the American Gelbvieh Junior Association have the opportunity to earn up to $9,000 in scholarships.

AGJA Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship

The Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity awards up to $1,000 to one junior member.

American Gelbvieh Foundation Junior Classic Scholarships

During the annual AGJA Junior Classic, junior members have the opportunity to compete for up to $5,000 in scholarship money awarded through six scholarships. Those scholarships include:

  • $1,000 Earl Buss Memorial Scholarship
  • $1,000 Leness Hall Memorial Scholarship
  • $500 Rea Memorial Scholarship
  • $500 Mary Zillinger Cates Memorial Scholarship
  • $750 AGJA Scholarships (up to two scholarships awarded)
  • $500 AGJA Scholarship

*An AGJA member may only win one memorial scholarship and one AGJA scholarship.

Gelbvieh Junior Ambassador Scholarship

The Gelbvieh Junior Ambassador Scholarship offers one $250 scholarship to an eligible AGJA Member.
Scholarships are due to AGJA Junior Ambassador Lilly Weber by June 14, 2017. Recipient will be announced at the 2017 AGJA Big Red Classic.

Gelbvieh Junior Ambassador Scholarship Application (word doc.)

Gelbvieh Junior Ambassador Scholarship Application (PDF)

Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship

The Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship offers one $500 scholarship to an eligible AGJA Member.
Essays are due to the Vehige Family and should be postmarked by June 10, 2017. Recipient will be announced at the 2017 AGJA Big Red Classic.

Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship Requirements

Jimmy Christopher Memorial Scholarship

Up to three $1,000 Jimmy Christopher Memorial Scholarships are available. Applicants must reside east of the Mississippi River.