Youth Scholarships

Don & Mary Ellen Ulry Scholarship Annually Available to OJSA Members

The Ohio Shorthorn Breeders' Association annually presents the THE DON & MARY ELLEN URLY SCHOLARSHIP offering two (2) $500.00 scholarships to high school seniors and/or college students. All applicants must be a member of the Ohio Junior Shorthorn Association. The 2019 application is posted below. Applications will be due May 1, 2019. Interviews will take place Saturday, May 18, 2019. 

Scholarship Application 2019 Scholarship Application 2019 (44 KB)


Congratulations to the 2018 Scholarship Winners: 

Chelsea Graham, daughter of Mike & Valerie Graham of Frazeysburg, Ohio. She is attending Bradford College to become a veterinarian technician.

Jacob Schlichter, son of Spencer & Christie Schlicher of Oxford, Ohio
He is a sophomore at Miami University majoring in zoology with plans to become a veterinarian.

For questions, please contact: 

Michael Bihl
Phone: 937-974-2477
E-mail: michael_bihl@yahoo.com

Scholarship applicant interviews will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Holmes County Fairgrounds in Millersburg, Ohio during the Junior Preview Weekend.

Scholarships will be presented to the recipients at the Ohio State Fair during the Open Heifer Show.

Past Scholarship Recipients

  • 2003 Heidi Bowman
  • 2004 Mike Clark & Jenna Foster
  • 2005 Nikki Durban
  • 2006 Brittany Jasko & Allison Agle
  • 2007 Johnathan Schaeffer
  • 2008 Daniel Ulry & Amy Swallow
  • 2009 Richard Bolden
  • 2010 Cynthia Bunch and Halie Bowman
  • 2011 Justin Shonkwiler & Lydia Ulry
  • 2012 Hank LeVan
  • 2013 Taylor Morbitzer
  • 2014 Emily Brautigam & Karen Hiltbrand
  • 2015 Ben Harner
  • 2016 Desirae Logsdon & Landon Helmke
  • 2017 Olivia Wood
  • 2018 Chelsea Graham & Jacob Schlichter