American Ranch Horse Assoc. scholarship deadline Dec. 31

Oct 23, 2009
by WLJ

American Ranch Horse Association (ARHA) youth members who plan to attend a college or trade school next year are invited to apply for a $500 00 academic-based schol- arship for the 2010 2010-2011 0 school year. Applications will be accepted in the ARHA office until Dec. 31, 2009.

To qualify for an ARHA scholarship, an applicant must be a current ARHA member in good standing, have been an ARHA member for a minimum of two years, and verify their intention to attend college or a post-secondary educational program.

An application form and further application details are available on the ARHA website. The scholarship winner will be announced at the ARHA World Championship Show in Murfreesboro, TN, in June 2010. In addition to this academic-based scholarship, ARHA grants a $500 Youth High-Point Scholarship to the ARHA youth member who earns the most points in competition from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. There is no application process for the High-Point Scholarship as all members’ and horses’ points are automatically tracked by ARHA.

This scholarship winner will be announced at the ARHA National Convention in Lexington, KY, in February 2010.

The first ARHA Youth Scholarships were awarded in 2009. The scholarship fund has been developed since ARHA’s founding through auctions, raffles, various fundraising projects undertaken by ARHA and charter clubs, and individual and corporate donations. ARHA greatly appreciates everyone who’s donated to the Youth Scholarship Fund and contributed to the success of its youth members.

Formed in 2004, ARHA promotes the abilities of the all-around versatile working horse in a positive atmosphere where Western tradition is genuinely honored.

Rapidly growing with more than 7,000 members, ARHA hosts competitions, clinics and educational events throughout the year.

For more information about the ARHA scholarship, visit www.americanranch or call 606/872-2742. — WLJ