2015 AHP Student Award Contest
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2014 Student Award Finalists accept their awards in Charleston, S.C. (l-r) Rebekah Savage, 2nd Runner-Up; Lindsay Paulsen, 1st Runner-Up, and Catie Staszak, 2014 Student Award Winner - Photo Credit: Diana DeRosa
The 2015 AHP Student Award Contest awards up to three $750 travel awards to attend the AHP Seminar in San Antonio, Texas on June 18-20, 2015. Travel Award winners have an opportunity to meet leading equine publishing professionals and discuss career possibilities during the three days of educational sessions and related activities.
One Travel Award winner is selected at the seminar as the 2015 Student Award winner. The Student Award winner wins a cash award of $1,000 plus an all-expense paid trip hosted by Publishers Press to one of their Two-Day Customer Education Seminars in Louisville, Kentucky, to have a unique experience to learn the printing process. Additional cash awards may be awarded at the discretion of the judges. All cash awards are sponsored by AIM Equine Network.
Students are eligible to enter the contest if they are a high school senior or an undergraduate college student during the 2014-2015 school year, with at least one semester before graduation at the time of application. All qualified applicants will receive a complimentary Student annual membership, a complimentary Student registration certificate for the annual seminar and a critique of their resume. The AHP Student Award Contest is open to residents of the US and Canada only.
Student Award applicants are required to send a completed application form plus additional information by January 23, 2015. Eligible students can access guidelines and application (Word) (PDF) online. To print a PDF of the guidelines, click here.
As an award winner, you'll...
- Get an intensive three-day “short course” in equine publishing. Attending the annual meeting will broaden your awareness of the size, scope and importance of this niche publishing field, and the service it provides for North America’s vast equine industry.
- Meet, mingle and participate with publishers, editors, advertising, production and circulation managers. You will participate in workshops, interactive discussions, lectures and informal get-togethers. This eye-opening seminar will inform and enlighten you about the opportunities available to, and skills needed for, someone interested in pursuing a career in equine publishing.
- Have an opportunity to discuss your talents and potential with the men and women who do the hiring. Conversely, those men and women will be evaluating and appraising you as a possible future staff member.
All entries must be postmarked no later than JANUARY 23, 2015
Judy Lincoln, AHP Student Program Coordinator
American Horse Publications
49 Spinnaker Circle
South Daytona, FL 32119
Phone (386) 760-7743
Past Student Award Winners