Educational Programs and Internships
The scholarship program of the American Jersey Cattle Association supports educational opportunities for Jersey youth enrolled in post-secondary institutions and also on-farm internships.
The application period is closed for the 2016-17 academic year. Application forms for 2017-18 will be posted April 15, 2017. Applications must be received by email or in an envelope bearing a clearly visible, legible postmark on or before July 1. Required transcripts and recommendation letters must be received on or before July 8.
National scholarships awarded for the 2016-17 academic year were:
Learn more about the application procedures for the Fred Stout Experience awards.
The Reuben R. Cowles Youth Educational Award is for young Jersey owners from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia who are at least high school seniors but not older than 36 years of age. Award variable. Closing date: July 1 annually.
About the National Jersey Youth Programs
Organized in 1868, the American Jersey Cattle Association has sponsored educational programs and activities for young people interested in the Jersey breed since 1917. Junior members have the same registration privileges as Lifetime Members, and also the incentives of a comprehensive program leading to national recognition for their achievements with Jersey cattle. These programs include: