Scholarships in Equestrian/equine Studies, Horse Management And Training

Sagebrush Circuit Educational Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 10

Applicant must be a member of the Appaloosa Horse Club or be the son or daughter of an Appaloosa Horse Club member and major in an animal science-related subject. Selection is based upon scholastic aptitude, leadership potential, sportsmanship, community and civic responsibilities, and accomplishments in horsemanship.

Equestrian Science Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Recommendation from trainer and videotape of riding required.

Harness Horse Youth Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 30

Selection is based upon experience with horses (especially harness horses), financial need, and scholastic achievements.

Mollie Butler Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or college student who is interested in an equine or related field.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

William and Peter Haughton Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Thoroughbred Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be an undergraduate student from any background who wishes to pursue a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine practice only), equine science, racetrack management, equine business management or pasture management as it pertains to horse farms, and other related fields. Essay, two letters of recommendation, official transcript, student aid report, and financial aid award letters are required to be submitted.

Winner's Circle Scholarship Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must be a national AAEP student member who is active within their school's AAEP chapter and is currently attending a college of veterinary medicine. Applicant must apply during their third year for funding their fourth (final year) of veterinary curriculum. Essay, two letters of recommendation, official transcript, student aid report, and financial aid award letters are required to be submitted. All scholarships are $1,500 unless recipient qualifies for the Assets for Independence (AFI) federal grant program available through The Race For Education. If recipient meets federal guidelines and completes the grant program, the student receives the Winner's Circle $1,500 scholarship for the fall term then saves $500 as part of the grant program and receives an additional $4,000 in grant funding for their spring term.

Olivia M. Saylor Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a New York resident who is an undergraduate student attending a college or university in the state of New York wishing to pursue a career in the thoroughbred industry (includes, but not limited to equine science, equine business management, farrier school, and equine-related agriculture programs). Essay, two letters of recommendation, official transcript, student aid report, and financial aid award letters are required to be submitted.

Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a Washington state resident or a student attending a Washington school who wishes to pursue a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine practice only), equine science, racetrack management, equine business management or pasture management as it pertains to horse farms, or other related fields. Essay, two letters of recommendation, official transcript, student aid report, and financial aid award letters are required to be submitted.

A. C. Asbury, D.V.M. Equine Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate at the University of Florida who excels in the art and science of equine practice.

Clif Murray and Floyd Fuller Memorial Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: July 15

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in animal science or equine studies. Community service, financial need, and leadership skills must be demonstrated.

Jack & Audrey Eickhof Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1 (admitted deadline); February 15 (scholarship application deadline)

Applicant must be majoring in an equine science-related field. Minimum 2.0 GPA required of freshmen; 2.5 GPA required of transfer students with 24 credits. Academic proficiency and leadership must be demonstrated.

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.