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.

AGJA Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship

The Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity awards up to $1,000 to one junior member. Applications are due December 21, 2018, and should be sent to the American Gelbvieh Junior Association at 350 Interlocken Blvd., Suite 200, Broomfield, CO 80021.  Click the link below to download the scholarship application.

2019 AGJA Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship Application (word doc.)
2019 AGJA Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity Scholarship Application  (PDF)

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. 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.