Many fields of employment are tied either directly or indirectly to the horse industry. Career path scholarships allow students to obtain a degree in areas such as racing, animal science, journalism, communications, therapeutic/adaptive riding and veterinary medicine. Support for students within these fields is imperative to the sustainability and advancement of our industry. Undergraduate, graduate or doctoral level degrees can be completed by students through these scholarship opportunities. Application materials must be postmarked. Applications sent by fax or email will not be accepted.
The Farm & Ranch Heritage Scholarship is for students who are current members of AQHA or AQHYA from farming or ranching backgrounds representing the outstanding education, expertise, or life skills gained through participation in agricultural activities. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and do not participate in AQHA-approved shows. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college or university. Current or previous AQHF Scholarship recipients are not eligible. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to a four-year undergraduate degree program of the student's choice.For more information or to apply, visit the scholarship provider's website.