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Scholarships

Murl Richardson Scholarship

The Murl Richardson scholarship is an endowed scholarship for Angus juniors who are graduating high school or in their first three years at college. This scholarship is in honor of Murl Richardson a long-time supporter of Texas Angus Juniors. 

 

Junior must be a member of the TJAA one year prior to applying. Parents must be members of the Texas Angus Association for one year prior to the recipient winning to be eligible. Parent and junior must also be up-to-date on their dues for application year. 

Two recipients will be presented scholarships of $1,500 each. They are eligible to apply again after receiving the scholarship. Scholarship will be paid out in two semesters.

Deadline is for application to be postmarked or emailed by April 1, 2024. 

An original printed copy of the completed application can be mailed to the Texas Angus Association offices at PO Box 11588 College Station, TX 77842 OR an electronic copy of the completed application can be emailed to taa@texasangus.com with CCing kaydee@texasangus.com.

This scholarship required three letters and forms of recommendation. The same deadline and methods of sending applies to those letters.

Raymond Moore Memorial Scholarship

The Raymond Moore Memorial Scholarship is an endowed scholarship for Texas Junior Angus Association members and is awarded at the TJAA State Show in Belton to the Supreme Grand Champion and the Reserve Supreme Grand Champion. 

Recipients must be a TJAA members for one full year prior to winning the award, unless it is the TJAA member's first year of membership. And Parents must be members of the Texas Angus Association for one full year prior to the junior winning to award to be eligible. Both junior and parent must also be up-to-date on their dues for the current year prior to the state show. 

If the junior who wins Grand or Reserve is not eligible for the scholarship then the next highest placing junior will receive the scholarship 

Supreme Grand : $5,000

Reserve Supreme: $2,500

Texas Angus Auxiliary Scholarship 

The Texas Angus Auxiliary Scholarship is awarded to one boy and one girl each year at the state show. The winning applications will be forwarded on to compete in the American Angus Auxiliary Scholarship. 

Criteria for being eligible is: 

-Graduating High School Senior 

-Received both the bronze and silver award prior to applying 

-Parent must be a member of the Texas Angus Auxiliary for two years prior to applying

Deadline is for application to be postmarked by April 1, 2024. 

An original printed copy of the completed application must be mailed to Moriah Pohlman at 1855 FM 1058 Hereford, TX 79045 , AND an electronic copy of the completed application must be emailed to m_pohlman@hotmail.com with the subject "TAAux Scholarship Application"

The application is the same application for the American Angus Auxiliary Scholarship.

3D Wolf Scholarship

The 3D Wolf Scholarship was created to honor the lessons that the Texas Junior Angus Association instilled in the Wolf's son, Derek. The impact of TJAA has had a lasting impact in the lives of the Wolf family. Because of that impact, their family gives back $1000 each year to an active TJAA member(s) who are graduating high school seniors. The scholarship is awarded each year at the TJAA State Show Banquet. Please see the application for more information. 

 

Due May 1, 2024

More information is on the application.

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