BCYLA Scholarship Program

The Brazos County Youth Livestock Association will award scholarships to some qualifying Brazos County young men and women who are seniors in high school and who plan to study at an institution of higher education or technical school. These scholarships will be awarded during the Special Awards Session just prior to the Brazos County Youth Livestock Show Premium Auction.

The requirements are listed below and the full application can be found on the homepage of BCYLA

BCYLA Scholarship Rules

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications are furnished by the Brazos County Youth Livestock Association to the County Extension Agents and Agriculture Science Teachers.  They should be completed in full and returned (or postmarked)  no later than February 8, 2016 to the Brazos County Office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 2619 Highway 21 West, Bryan, Texas 77803.  For more information, please call (979) 823-0129.

ELIGIBILITY:

The candidates must be a high school senior who will graduate by the spring semester of 2016 and are either members of 4-H or FFA.  (A signature of the County Extension Agent or Agriculture Science Teacher is required as part of the certification).  They will be confined to those who have been either accepted or enrolled in a Texas College, University or trade school but are not limited to a specific or restricted major.  Scholarship winners must take a minimum of 12 hours for the 2016 fall semester with proof of their registration and payment provided to the BCYLA secretary before the recipient’s check is mailed.  If a scholarship winner has not enrolled in a college, university, or trade school within 12 months of the Fall of 2016, the scholarship will be forfeited.

Applicant must include the following:

  • Typed scholarship application with signature of:
    • Applicant
    • Parent or Guardian
    • County Extension Agent or Agriculture Science Teacher
  • Current copy of high school transcript
  • 2 x 3 bust photograph – Senior picture (black and white preferred but not required)
  • A typed narrative, not to exceed one page, double spaced. In this narrative, the applicant may supply any information which he/she feels is pertinent to the application receiving proper consideration.
  • REQUIREMENTSAttendance at the 2016` BCYLA Auction is required as winners will be announced and recognized.

    An applicant must be a member of BCYLA, 4-H, FFA or FCCLA.  He/She must demonstrate their past participation in the BCYLS.  This requirement will be heavily weighted in the selection committee’s final decision.

    (The decision of the committee is final)

    **The scholarship application can be found on the home page of BCYLA