The Kentucky Horse Council has announced they will be awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a Kentucky college student who has demonstrated academic success, equine industry involvement and community service for the Spring 2018 Semester.
The Equine Scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled with a university or college in Kentucky in an equine-related major or a horse-related program. 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.
"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."
Applications for the scholarship will be accepted until November 15, 2017. The scholarship will be awarded on December 1. 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 non-profit 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.