The Kentucky Horse Council has announced they will be awarding two $1,500 scholarships to Kentucky students already attending college, or accepted into a college who have demonstrated academic success, equine industry involvement and community service for the Fall 2019 Semester.
The Equine Scholarship will be awarded to students currently enrolled with a university or college in Kentucky in an equine-related major or a horse-related program, or a student accepted into an equine related major or program to start in the Fall 2019 semester. Some examples of courses of studies for which the scholarships are intended are Equine Science/Studies, Equine Business Management, Equine Therapy, Pre-Veterinarian, Farrier Training, Professional Jockey Certificate, Professional Horsemen's Certificate, etc. Applicants must be student members of the Kentucky Horse Council.
"The Kentucky Horse Council is thrilled to once again be offering scholarships to college students in Kentucky," says Kentucky Horse Council Executive Director Katy Ross. "Education is an important part of our mission and we look forward to supporting the efforts of a deserving student as they explore a future in the equine industry. Our application has changed slightly, but we encourage all qualified students to apply, even if they have applied in the past."
Applications for the scholarship will be accepted until August 10, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded on August 20. The student is required to be a member of the Kentucky Horse Council. Student memberships are free and interested students may sign up at www.kentuckyhorse.org.
To download the scholarship application, visit www.kentuckyhorse.org.
The Kentucky Horse Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated, through education and leadership, to the protection and development of the Kentucky equine community. The Kentucky Horse Council provides educational programs and information, outreach and communication to Kentucky horse owners and enthusiasts, equine professional networking opportunities through KENA, trail riding advocacy, health and welfare programs, and personal liability insurance and other membership benefits. The specialty Kentucky Horse Council license plate, featuring a foal lying in the grass, provides the primary source of revenue for KHC programs.
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