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Application Now Open for 2024 Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Feb 7, 2024, 2:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – High school seniors are encouraged to apply now for the 2024 Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships. US Equestrian is now accepting applications for the program, which provides five $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are committed to advancing their equestrian knowledge or skills while in college.

A western horse with a college student at an equestrian competition
©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian

Applicants must be a current US Equestrian competing member or subscriber and be a graduating high school senior preparing to enter their freshman year of college in the fall of 2024. The scholarship is available to members from all US Equestrian-affiliated breeds and disciplines who will continue their involvement with horses or equestrian sports in college.

Continuing involvement may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Equine-related degree program or classes
  • Intercollegiate equestrian team or club
  • Equestrian-related internships, jobs, or volunteer work

Scholarship funds will be issued directly to the recipients’ educational institutions to be applied to their tuition costs.

Meet the 2023 Higher Education Equestrian Scholarship recipients here.

How to Apply

Click here to learn more and access the Higher Education Equestrian Scholarship application. The completed application, along with an essay and at least one reference from an individual within the horse industry, is due July 31, 2024. Direct any questions to Ashley Hudson at [email protected].

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