LQHBA to Award Scholarships

A total of $11,000 in scholarships will be awarded to Louisiana high school students and graduates.

Press release

The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association will be awarding scholarships totaling $11,000 in November.

The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders’ Association will award $1,500 scholarships to four current Louisiana high school graduates, or students who will be graduating from a high school in the state in 2016.

The LQHBA board will select the scholarship recipients during its meeting on November 16. Scholarships are limited to the cost of tuition, books (electronic or printed), and required electronic study materials. The proceeds of the scholarship will be paid directly to the educational institution the recipient attends.

Scholarship entry forms must be submitted to the LQHBA by Friday, November 13. In addition, a special $5,000 live scholarship drawing will be held in the winner’s circle following the third race at Evangeline Downs Racetrack in Opelousas on November 28, the night of the $1-million LQHBA Futurity (RG1). For the live drawing, all Louisiana high school graduates and seniors graduating in 2016 must register in person at the track from 4:30-6 p.m., and they must be present to win.

All scholarship recipients will be required to participate in promotional photos. The stallion Tee Cos and Michelle Mitchell have funded the scholarships, which total $11,000.

Click here for a $1,500 scholarship form. Click here for information on the $5,000 LQHA Breeders’ Futurity scholarship.
For more information, contact the LQHBA at (318) 487-9506.

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