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.

Jimmy Christopher Memorial Scholarship

Each year the Jimmy Christopher Memorial Scholarship awards up to two $1,000 scholarships to deserving applicants that reside east of the Mississippi River. The recipients will be announced at the 2018 NAILE Showcase Gelbvieh and Balancer Sale on Saturday, November 10. Click the link below to download the scholarship application. Applications are due October 10, and should be sent to the American Gelbvieh Junior Association at 350 Interlocken Blvd., Suite 200, Broomfield, CO 80021.

2018 Jimmy Christopher Memorial Scholarship Application (word doc.)
2018 Jimmy Christopher Memorial Scholarship Application (PDF)

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.

AGJA Scholarship applications can be downloaded using the links below and are due to the AGA office May 25, 2018.

2018 AGJA Scholarship Application (word doc.)
2018 AGJA Scholarship Application (PDF)

Gelbvieh Junior Ambassador Scholarship

The Gelbvieh Junior Ambassador Scholarship offers one $250 scholarship to an eligible AGJA Member. This scholarship is announced at the AGJA Junior Classic.

Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship

The Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship offers one $500 scholarship to an eligible AGJA Member. This scholarship is announced at the AGJA Junior Classic.

2018 Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship Application