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Scholarship

Kansas Horse Council Foundation awards $7000 in 2014 scholarships

The Kansas Horse Council Foundation held a ceremony to present its’ 2014 scholarship awards on June 3rd in Wamego.

The Kansas Horse Council Foundation was founded in 2003 to encourage higher education for individuals involved in the horse industry. Since that time, over $70,000 in scholarships have been distributed. Funding for the awards is raised through a Silent Auction held each February at EquiFest of Kansas in Park City, just north of Wichita.

Scholarship application information is available on the Kansas Horse Council website, www.kansashorsecouncil.com.Applications are due each year by April 1st.

Recipients of this years’ awards are pictured on the KHC home page: from left to right, Ethan Quaney of Burlingame, $700; Blair McGehee of Wichita, $1000; Todd Graber of McPherson, $500; Charlie Armour of Fontana, $500; Jordan Edington of Berryton, $500; and Chelsea Gabriel of Grain Valley, MO, $500. Not pictured are: Celsey Benada of Cuba, $1000; Hayley Banister of Auburn, $1000; Tyler Murray of Wheaton, $500; and Faye Miller of Topeka, $1000.

KHC Foundation Awards 2013 Scholarships

The Kansas Horse Council Foundation held a ceremony to present its 2013 scholarship awards on June 5th in Wamego.  Kansas Representative Sydney Carlin was in attendance to present the awards. The Kansas Horse Council Foundation was founded in 2003 to encourage higher education for individuals involved in the horse industry.  Since that time, over $60,000 in scholarships have been distributed. Scholarship application information is available on the Kansas Horse Council website, www.kansashorsecouncil.com.

Recipients of this years’ awards are: Rebecca Biswell of Wamego, Charlie Armour of Fontana, Kristen Humback of Manhattan, Brittanie Stalder of Concordia and Savannah Isley of Bird City.  Each student received a $700 scholarship.

Pictured are:  Rep. Carlin, Rebecca Biswell, Charlie Armour, Brittanie Stalder:

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Kansas Horse Council Foundation Awards $7,000 in 2012 Scholarship Program

The Kansas Horse Council Foundation awarded $7,000 in scholarships to five outstanding Kansas students in June, 2012. Recipients of this year’s $1400 awards are Kristin Humbach, a student at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine; Amy White of Belvue, a recent graduate of Wamego High School who will be attending Oklahoma State University; Erin Eckels, from Manhattan and a student at Kansas State University; Savannah Isely, from Bird City and a student at Colby Community College; and Libby Graber a graduate of McPherson High School who will be attending Kansas State University.

 

KHC Foundation Scholarship Information

We are proud to provide Kansas Horse Council members the opportunity to be awarded an educational scholarship. One of the benefits available to our members is the Kansas Horse Council Academic Scholarship.

This scholarship is available to students who;

  1. are current members of the KHC (either Individual Membership, Student Membership, or  Family Membership that includes them).
  2. have a history in the equine industry (4H, Kansas High School Rodeo, FFA, etc.)
  3. can list scholastic accomplishments and community service.
  4. can provide 2 or more letters of recommendation.
  5. possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, if currently enrolled. An official transcript must be submitted with the application.
  6. Proof of enrollment or acceptance into a trade or other accredited scholastic institution will be required if your are selected as a scholarship recipient.

The scholarship selection places emphasis on involvement in the horse industry in Kansas; Scholastic Achievement; and Community Service.

You must complete the KHC Scholarship Application (click on link below or contact the KHC office for a copy of the application at 785-776-0662 or director@kansashorsecouncil.com). All applications must include an official copy of the student’s high school or college transcript, if applicable, and two letters of recommendation from persons other than family members. Forward these items by fax (785) 539-2928, postal mail, or email to director@kansashorsecouncil.com with the subject heading “Scholarship Application”.  Until all items are received, the application cannot be processed.

 

Click on the link below for a copy of the Scholarship Application Form:

KHC Scholarship Application Online Form

► KHC Scholarship Application Form in PDF

 

Give us a chance to know you and how the Kansas Horse Council Foundation Scholarship will positively affect your life by submitting a video via electronic format. Videos are OPTIONAL and are not required to receive an award.

 

All materials must be received on or before April 1st. Late applications will not be considered. Please send to:

Kansas Horse Council
c/o Scholarship Committee

8831 Quail Lane   Suite 201
Manhattan, KS  66502

Recipients of KHC Scholarship will be selected by May 1 and informed by May 15. Payment will then be made to the individual winners.