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.

Jimmy Christopher Memorial Scholarship Application

AGJA Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship

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

Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship Application

AGJA People’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship

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

People’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship Application

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

AGJA Scholarship applications should be postmarked by May 26, 2020. Click below to download scholarship application:

AGJA Scholarship Application (PDF)

Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship

The Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship awards $500 to an active AGJA Member graduating High School looking to continue their education at a 2-4 year college, nursing program, tech school etc. Applicants must have attended at least two junior nationals.

AGJA Scholarship applications should be postmarked by May 26, 2021. Click below to download scholarship application:

Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship Application

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.