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Welcome NJHA members to the 2016 Fall   HYFA Scholarship Application Web Site

The Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) is pleased to announce more than $130,000 in scholarships will be awarded this fall to members of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) to assist in financing their college educations.

Highlighting the scholarship offering this year is a special gift from Jack and Donna Vanier of CK Ranch, Brookville, Kan. The Vanier family will award a $10,000 Vanier Family Scholarship to 10 Hereford youth who demonstrate a strong work ethic, commitment to higher education and have overcome obstacles in his or her life. Vanier Family Scholarships willl total $100,000 in 2016.

Another new scholarship that will be awarded for the first time in 2016 is the Perks Ranch Scholarship in the amount of $5,000. Additional scholarships are made possible by the late Bill and Jo Ellard, EE Ranches Inc.; the late Bob and Dolores Call, CBY Polled Herefords; Lloyd Whitehead, Whitehead Ranches; Bob Kube, Fauquier Farms; the Blin family; Randy and Kelly Owen; Nancy and Tim Keilty, Edmond F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation/Cottonwood Springs; Larson Polled Herefords; the late
Gary Bishop; and Bar One Ranch, whose scholarship is given in memory of Ken Tracy.

Applications for HYFA scholarships are due Sept. 15. Scholarship applications must be filled out online.

Fall Applications — Due Sept. 15

Hereford Youth Foundation of America Scholarships 

Gary Bishop Memorial Scholarship 


Step 1) Make sure to click on the signup button at the top of the page.

Step 2) Once you complete the signup process, you'll get an email to confirm your registration. Make sure to check your spam box just in case! Please add us to your safe sender list so that you can continue to receive messages from us.

Step 3) Upload all application material on the site as per the instructions you'll see when you log in.


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact:

Amy Cowan, AHA Director of Youth Activities and Foundation, at or

If you have any technical questions about how to use the site, please contact and the software application providers can help address your question.