Making Dreams a Reality
The American Quarter Horse Foundation awards $319,500 to AQHA’s next generation of leaders.
April 16, 2014
The American Quarter Horse Association
The American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship program has given more than $6.3 million in financial assistance to more than 1,100 American Quarter Horse Youth Association members since its inception in 1976.
This year, the Foundation will award 136 students with a total of $328,000 for the 2014-15 academic year.
The Foundation selects recipients based on financial need, academic merit, equine involvement and civic activities. These individuals are today’s students and tomorrow’s leaders of the equine industry. With an education, great mentoring and a love of the American Quarter Horse, these young adults will become the industry’s next generation of owners, breeders, trainers, journalists and veterinarians.
AQHA, the Foundation and its donors are honored to have created a legacy of support for its youth members. These scholarship recipients will be individuals who carry with them a passion and dedication to the American Quarter Horse as they begin their careers. They are the faces of AQHA’s next generation.
To find out this year’s scholarship recipients, please read their extended biographies in the August issue of The American Quarter Horse Journal.