Youth Scholarship Awards for Ages 11 to 17
This program is designed to recognize our hardworking youth who have committed themselves to the Saddlebred industry and the sport they love. MSHA will honor four junior exhibitors:
Cash prizes to be awarded to two recipients in the 15–17 age division, a $1,000 award and a $500 award.
Cash prizes to be awarded to two recipients in the 11-14 age division, a $500 award and a $250 award.
Age divisions refer to the divisions that you participate in during 2022.
This prize is to be used toward a horse-related purchase or educational purpose. Prize money is raised through various MSHA sponsored fund raising events.
Our applicants should:
Serve as role models for their peers
Exhibit good sportsmanship and leadership
Have regular responsibilities within a barn setting (Responsibilities may include helping with chores, grooming, volunteering, helping at shows etc.)
Have earned awards or commendations for accomplishments in various levels of competitions (example: 4-H, speech on Saddlebreds, photography etc.) and/or work with volunteer organizations.
Applicants must be members of MSHA
EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15TH – Application due
EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15TH – Names of references due
January 3rd – Essay due
January 3rd – References due
You are responsible for making sure we get your references by October 10th and that they are completed and returned by January 3rd.
Around October 31st, you will be notified of a topic chosen by MSHA for your essay. The essay will be due by January 3rd.
Scholarship awards are presented at the MSHA Awards Banquet.
Please contact with questions:
Alice Lear, email@example.com 651-895-5402
Jennefer Lear, firstname.lastname@example.org 651-895-3088