Scholarships available for junior Shorthorn breeders
Each year, there are several scholarships sponsored by The Shorthorn Foundation as well as the American Shorthorn Association (ASA) available to American Junior Shorthorn Association (AJSA) members.
Mike Dugdale Memorial Scholarship
The Dugdale Scholarship is awarded to a collegiate upperclassman who is an active AJSA member with a sincere interest in bettering the beef cattle industry after college.
John C. “Jack” Ragsdale Scholarship
The Jack Ragsdale Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior or college freshman who is an active AJSA member with a sincere interest in learning how to evaluate livestock and an appreciation for the purebred industry.
Don Longley Memorial Scholarships—applicants may also apply for Lyle and Katharyn DeWitt Memorial Scholarship.
There are four Longley Memorial Scholarships awarded each year. The scholarships are based upon Shorthorn involvement, grades, need, and participation in other activities.
Lyle Katharyn DeWitt Memorial Scholarship The $1,000 Lyle and Katharyn DeWitt Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by The Shorthorn Foundation and awarded to high school seniors or college freshmen.
Jesse M. and Jennie S. Duckett Memorial Scholarship New this year is the one Jesse M. and Jennie S. Duckett Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is based upon the applicants’ involvement in agriculture, educational background, ACT scores, and high school and/or college grade point average.
Applications for the scholarships are available at www.shorthorn.org or by contacting ASA at 877/ 272-0686 or email@example.com. All scholarship recipients will be announced during the 2010 Shorthorn Junior National Show & Youth Conference in East Lansing, MI, June 25, 2010. — WLJ