2017 Youth Scholarship

Youth Scholarship Program Annual Scholarship Form

The Wild Rose Draft Horse Association has organized the Annual Youth Scholarship Program annual scholarship.

The Theme for 2017 will be “How do you think our modern technologies will affect our draft horse industry?”

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. Participants must be members for at least the past 2 years.
  2. This Scholarship is available to any youth between the ages of 15 – 21 as of January 1, 2017.
  3. The money ($500.00) may be used for education at any post secondary institution.  (The directors of the Wild Rose Draft Horse Association will make the final decision of the approval of the institution.)
  4. It may be used for tuition in clinics directly related to horses.  (The directors of the Wild Rose Draft Horse Association will make the decision as to whether a clinic is related to horses.)
  5. The use of electronic media tools will not be allowed.  Emphasis is on an oral presentation.

HOW TO GET THE SCHOLARSHIP

A youth will be required to write and hand in an essay by December 31, 2016.  The essay will be written on an industry specific topic chosen by the directors at the start of each year.  The top three essays entered each year will be then required to present a 5-minute speech on their essay topic at the Annual Meeting held in February of each year.

JUDGING

The speech will be judged on:

–  content 60%

–  delivery 40%

Two independent judges have been selected.

Youth Scholarship Program Annual Scholarship Form