AGJA Scholarships

The American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) helps to build the industry’s future leaders. Members 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 Bull Futurity Scholarships

The Breeder’s Choice Bull Futurity, as well as the People’s Choice Bull Futurity awards up to $1000 to one active member of the American Gelbvieh Junior Association. Be sure to mark clearly on the application which scholarship you are applying for as the application can be submitted for one, or both. The Breeder’s Choice Futurity is the Gelbvieh Futurity, while the People’s Choice Futurity is the Balancer Futurity.

Bull Futurity Scholarship Application

American Gelbvieh Foundation Junior Classic Scholarships

AGJA Scholarship Application (PDF)

During the annual AGJA Junior Classic, junior members have the opportunity to compete for up to $5,500 in scholarship money awarded through the following scholarships:
• $1,000 Earl Buss Memorial Scholarship
• $1,000 Leness Hall Memorial Scholarship
• $750 AGJA Scholarships (up to two scholarships awarded)
• $750 Jacky Leonhardt Memorial Scholarship
• $500 Mary Zillinger Cates Scholarship
• $500 Rea Memorial Scholarship
• $500 Patti Kendrick Memorial Scholarship
• $500 AGJA Scholarship