MHC awards 10 scholarships per year. These include:
For Senior division participants at the State 4-H Show we have 2 scholarships in the amount of $500. The winners are selected by randomly drawing 2 names from those of all the senior exhibitors; it is not a competitive award. You are entered in the drawing when you enter the show.
Michigan State University Scholarships:
One scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for a student enrolled in the Horse Management program at MSU’s Institute of Agricultural Technology.
One scholarship in the amount of $2,000 for a student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with an equine emphasis.
One scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to a student pursuing a DVM with and intent to practice equine medicine in Michigan.
Please contact the MSU Department of Animal Science at (517) 355-8383 for information about the Horse Management and Bachelor’s degree scholarships. Contact the College of Veterinary Medicine at (517) 355-7624 for information regarding the veterinary scholarship.
Michigan Horse Council Member Scholarships:
MHC offers 3 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to students who are members of the Michigan Horse Council or a MHC member organization. These awards are not limited to students pursuing equine fields of study, and selection of the winners
Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Assn:
Two $500 each scholarship will be presented to Seniors in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association. For additional information see www.miha.org.
If you have questions concerning scholarships, please contact Inger Lanese @ 517-974-9664.