Apply for an American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship
The deadline to apply for an American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship is December 1, 2015.
July 10, 2015
The deadline for 2016 American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship applications is December 1, 2015. Applicants wishing to obtain scholarship funding from the Foundation for the 2016-17 academic year can download the scholarship guidelines for a complete list of criteria and requirements.
The Foundation awarded scholarships totaling more than $300,000 to 144 students for the 2015-16 academic year. The Foundation scholarship program has provided more than $6.3 million in financial assistance to more than 1,100 American Quarter Horse Youth Association members since its inception in 1976. Available scholarships range from $500 to $35,000 and vary in length from one to four years. Recipients are required to renew their scholarship annually.
To be considered for a Foundation scholarship, please complete and return the current scholarship application. In addition to the application, several support materials are requested.
Eligibility of applicants is based on the individual criteria and requirements of each scholarship. Applicants must be AQHYA or AQHA members. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need and American Quarter Horse involvement, as well as the applicant's leadership and communication skills.
Applicants can submit a nonspecific application, which will be evaluated against the criteria supplied within the scholarship program outline to determine eligibility. Faxed applications will not be accepted.
Mail completed applications to:
American Quarter Horse Foundation
2601 East Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX 79104
For more information about Foundation scholarships, please call 806-378-5029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.