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2021 MHYF Collegiate Scholarship Application

To complete your MHYF Collegiate Scholarship application you will need to click on the link below and download it to your computer.  After you have completed the application be sure to save it and then email it to the MHYF Director of Scholarships.

Alyssa DuVal-

Application Deadline and Selection Process

The completed 2021 MHYF Collegiate Scholarship application must be received by the Director of Scholarships by December 1, 2020.  The original application plus 5 complete copies must be sent by general delivery to the address provided on the requirements page of the scholarship application.  Postmarks on 12-2-2020 will be accepted as meeting the deadline.  New this year, applicants are able to email completed scholarship applications to the MHYF Scholarship Director. The deadline will be December 1, 2020. 

The MHYF Scholarship Committee will meet and conduct interviews for qualified applicants attending the 2021 Miniature Hereford World show held this year in Grand Island, NE.  Those qualified applicants unable to attend the event will be contacted for telephone or Zoom interviews.  The Interview process will be completed prior to announcing the scholarship recipients at the Annual Banquet of the MHBA following the Miniature Hereford World show.  You do not need to be present to receive an award.

Interviews will be held at the 2021 Miniature Hereford World show held in Grand Island, NE.

Applicant Qualifications

The student, the students' parents, Grandparents, or guardians must be current paid members of the MHBA in good standing (MHBA rule is, Member in good standing is 3 years continuous membership without lapse) and remain a paid member of the MHBA either through a Junior or Family membership throughout the school year in which the Scholarship is awarded.

A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent.  High School GPA may be considered for newly-applying non-traditional collegiate students. 

Must be currently attending a two or four-year college, university, or vocational school in the academic year 2021-2022: or being a newly applying non-traditional college student. 

Be continually enrolled as a full-time student at their school of choice. 


The MHYF Scholarship Committee is excited to announce that there will be a minimum of eight (8) $500 scholarships awarded for the 2021 Calendar year. This amazing opportunity was made possible by the donation of a bull and heifer from Bob & Joan Massengale of Iti Biti Acres in Howard, Colorado.  The bull and heifer were raffled off this summer.  

Miniature Hereford Youth Foundation Mission:

The Miniature Hereford Youth Foundation, Inc. was established to promote youth involvement in the breeding, management, showing, and marketing of Miniature Hereford Cattle through developing leadership skills and educational programs, encouraging personal growth, as well as providing a pathway towards attaining grants to continue to promote Miniature Hereford breeding programs and awarding scholarships.

MHYF is a 
501(c)(3) Non-Profit

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