Youth Activities Scholarship

Youth Activities Scholarship

The American Quarter Horse Foundation awards the Youth Activities Scholarship at the AQHYA World Championship Show each year.

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The American Quarter Horse Foundation awards an educational scholarship to an eligible AQHYA member competing at the AQHYA World Championship Show.

The Foundation is committed to helping the dreams of our youth come true by making higher education more affordable and accessible through scholarships. Today’s youth are the future leaders of our industry. 

Who is eligible?

  • AQHYA members in good standing and in their last year of youth eligibility; AND

  • Compete in at least one Level 3 or Level 2 championship class OR compete in a designated AQHYA competition at the AQHYA World Show; AND

  • Submit a completed application with support material by the deadline specified on the application.

The eligible award recipient will be determined by a committee based on their application and their successful participation at the AQHYA World Show. Although competition at the show is an eligibility requirement for this award, placings will not be considered when selecting the scholarship recipient. 

Applications are available through the Foundation at

Interested in helping to support this scholarship with your donations? Visit today to make a tax deductible eligible donation and help higher education become more affordable for youth.