The Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) is pleased to announce more than $130,000 in scholarships will be awarded this fall to members of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) to assist in financing their college educations.
Highlighting the scholarship offering this year is a special gift from Jack and Donna Vanier of CK Ranch, Brookville, Kan. The Vanier family will award a $10,000 Vanier Family Scholarship to 10 Hereford youth who demonstrate a strong work ethic, commitment to higher education and have overcome obstacles in his or her life. Vanier Family Scholarships willl total $100,000 in 2016.
Another new scholarship that will be awarded for the first time in 2016 is the Perks Ranch Scholarship in the amount of $5,000. Additional scholarships are made possible by the late Bill and Jo Ellard, EE Ranches Inc.; the late Bob and Dolores Call, CBY Polled Herefords; Lloyd Whitehead, Whitehead Ranches; Bob Kube, Fauquier Farms; the Blin family; Randy and Kelly Owen; Nancy and Tim Keilty, Edmond F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation/Cottonwood Springs; Larson Polled Herefords; the late Gary Bishop; and Bar One Ranch, whose scholarship is given in memory of Ken Tracy.
Applications for HYFA scholarships are due Sept. 15. All scholarship applications along with letters of reference, transcripts and photos must be filled out and submitted online through the Fluid Review Room
Spring Applications — Due April 1
Bluegrass and Buckeye HYFA Scholarship
Ed Bible Memorial Scholarship
Golden Bull Achievement Award
Hereford Herdsman Scholarship
John Wayne Memorial Scholarship
National Junior Merit Scholarship
NHW Heifer Award
Poll-ette Founders Scholarship
B.C. Snidow Award
Fall Applications — Due September 15
Gary Bishop Memorial Scholarship
Hereford Youth Foundation of America Scholarships
Thank you to the Barber Ranch of Channing, Texas for donating the 2017 Foundation Female. BR Kate Rielle 5532 ET sells this Friday, January 13th, as Lot 1 in the Mile High Night Sale at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo.
The Fed Steer Shootout program is an opportunity for NJHA members to gain invaluable cattle-feeding industry education and experience. Participants will have the ability to estimate feedyard performance and carcass merit, and then compare the information to actual performance data. For more information view the press release or download the submissions form.
The fall Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) Scholarship Applications are now available. Click here to view a complete listing of scholarships, requirements and the process required to apply. The deadline for the Gary Bishop Memorial scholarship and the fall HYFA scholarships is September 15th. Click here for a sneak peek of the unique Vanier Family scholarship opportunity.