Undergraduate & Graduate Students: The Angus Foundation Wants to Support Your Education

Dec. 23, 2016


For more information contact:

Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president, at 816-383-5100, or


Undergraduate & Graduate Students: The Angus Foundation Wants to Support Your Education

Applications now available for Angus Foundation scholarships.


Young people actively involved in the Angus breed who are pursuing degrees are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Angus Foundation.

“Giving scholarships to deserving Angus youth is one of the favorite parts of my job,” says Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president. “These outstanding young people will go on to make important contributions to the Angus industry, and the Angus Foundation is proud to support them.”

Undergraduate student scholarship applications are available online at, and are due May 1. Applicants must be previous or current National Junior Angus Association members or a regular or life member of the American Angus Association. Applications must be a graduating high school senior or enrolled at a junior college, four-year college/university or other accredited institution and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Applicants are required to submit the following for consideration: the 2017 application form; three letters of recommendation; a copy of the applicant’s current college/university transcript, if applicable; and applicant’s AAA member code.

Graduate student scholarship applications are also available online at and are due May 1. Eligibility requirements and application guidelines are included. Applicants will want to strictly adhere to the guidelines and provide the information requested when submitting their application to the Angus Foundation.

In 2016, the Angus Foundation awarded more than $212,000 in scholarships to more than 50 undergraduate and graduate students.

For more information, please contact Jenkins at 816-383-5100 or


About Angus Foundation

Established as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1980, the Angus Foundation remains focused on its mission to support Angus education, youth and research. The organization has presented more than $2.4 million in youth scholarships since 1998, and has also invested more than $1 million in beef cattle research throughout the past decade.

To learn more about the Angus Foundation and the programs it supports, call the Angus Foundation at 816-383-5100 or go to


Written by Sarah Hill, Angus Media


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