Lexington, KY (April 2, 2019) – The Kentucky Horse Council has announced they will be awarding one $1,500 scholarship to a Kentucky student already attending college who has demonstrated academic success, equine industry involvement and community service for the Summer 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 for the Summer 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 offer a scholarship to a college student in Kentucky for the Summer 2019 semester,” 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. Scholarship resources for summer classes are minimal and we hope to be able to aid students who are pursuing their studies year-round.”
Applications for the scholarship will be accepted until May 1, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded on May 15. 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.
ABOUT THE KENTUCKY HORSE COUNCIL - 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
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