HAGA Scholarship

HAGA SCHOLARSHIP


Application Guidelines and Rules:

Please return complete applications by March 1st to:

Dr. Glenn Wehner, Scholarship Chair
22533 Spencer Lane
Kirksville, MO 63501


Scholarship(s) Available:

  1. One or more scholarship(s) will be available per calendar year, dependent on available funds.
  2. Scholarship(s) will be awarded at the Heart of American Gelbvieh Assocation annual meeting.
  3. An HAGJA member may only win a HAGA scholarship once.

Qualifications

  1. Applicant must be an active member in good standing of the HAGJA (current dues paid).
  2. Applicants must be at least a graduating high school senior as of December 31st of the current year up through college age students that can be 21 years of age on January 1st of the current year.
  3. Scholarship money must be used to attend a two or four-year college or university, or technical school.

Selection Process:

  1. Selection committee will evaluate all applicants that are complete with all necessary submissions sent to the scholarship chair by the closing date.
  2. if deemed necessary, an oral interview may be conducted prior to awarding at the HAGA annual members meeting.
  3. Recipients will be presented a check for the amount of the scholarship.
  4. Recipients must complete at least one semester of full-time enrollment at the college, university or technical school. Failure do to do so will require the award money to be refunded to the HAGA scholarship committee.

Application Requirements:

  1. Cover page: List your name, home address and phone number.
  2. Complete application form (must have required signatures).
  3. List on separate sheet(s) projects completed, offices held, recognition and awards for HAGJA, FFA, 4-H, Clubs or associations, Church/Community or college/university/technical school.
  4. Write an essay (500 - 1000 words) on the breed, industry, or breed association topic that can be found annually on the HAGA website. Topic may change each year so updated topic subject matter is required.
  5. All materials must be in the possessions of the scholarship chair by the stated deadline for an application to be evaluated.

Scholarship Essay Topic

How does a breeder of Gelbvieh cattle correctly use EPD's to compare two potential AI sires?

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