Angus Scholarship Opportunities Available

The Angus Foundation and American Angus Auxiliary are providing several scholarship opportunities to Angus youth pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The Angus Foundation will offer two $5,000 scholarships given in memory of former American Angus Association executive vice president Richard “Dick” Spader. In addition, a number of $3,000 scholarships and $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. As in past years, other specific and special criteria scholarships administered by the Angus Foundation will also be available.

Eligible Angus youth meeting the qualifications for the Angus Foundation’s 2010 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Programs will be considered by the Angus Foundation’s Scholarship Selection Committee.

The American Angus Auxiliary will also award scholarships to qualifying graduating high school seniors. Juniors must first be chosen as a state auxiliary scholarship winner before advancing to the national competition. Check with state scholarship contacts for specific state association deadlines.

The postmark deadline for American Angus Auxiliary and Angus Foundation scholarship applications is May 1. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the 2010 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Denver, Colo.

For more information regarding American Angus Auxiliary scholarships, visit www.angusauxiliary.com or contact Auxiliary Scholarship Chair Barbara Ettredge at1001 Berend Rd., Pilot Point, Texas 76258; or 940-686-2958.

For more information regarding Angus Foundation scholarship opportunities, visit www.angusfoundation.org or contact Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president, at 816-383-5100 or mjenkins@angusfoundation.org.

The American Angus Auxiliary consists of individuals interested in the welfare of the Angus breed. Its members work to provide educational activities for junior Angus members, such as scholarship programs, awards, and competitions. For more information about the American Angus Auxiliary, visit www.angusauxiliary.com.

The Angus Foundation is the not-for-profit affiliate of the American Angus Association that was established in 1980 to fund and support programs involving education, youth and research in the Angus breed. Visit www.angusfoundation.org for more information.

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