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


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