ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The American Angus Auxiliary 2020 scholarship applications for National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) members are due May 1. Ten scholarships will be awarded, five to young men and five to young women. The top five young womens’ applications are the basis from which the candidates for Miss American Angus are chosen. Apply now for an Auxiliary scholarship.
“We are proud to continue the tradition of assisting young Angus juniors with their education,” said Pam Velisek, Auxiliary scholarship chairperson. “We are always impressed with the high-quality candidates we see in the application process.”
Scholarship applicants are judged on high school academic achievements, Angus awards and accomplishments, Angus leadership, other agricultural organization involvement, other organization activities, application of livestock knowledge and Angus experience, leadership and future, and letters of recommendation.
“I’m so thankful for the American Angus Auxiliary,” said Eva Hinrichsen, 2019 Auxiliary scholarship recipient and Miss American Angus. “The Auxiliary provides so many scholarships to help juniors further their education and so much support for the Angus family.”
NJAA members are nominated by their state or regional Angus association, and winners are announced at the awards ceremony during the National Junior Angus Show. For more information, visit the American Angus Auxiliary website.
The American Angus Auxiliary works with the American Angus Associationâ and the National Junior Angus Association to promote youth, education and the Angus breed.
–Written by Rachel Robinson, Angus Communications
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