scholarship program is for Junior/Young Riders who are working to sharpen
their equestrian skills. The objective of the grant is to enable the JR/YR
rider to take some
concentrated instruction to further or meet specific goals that might not be otherwise financially available.
The program looks for thinking, purposeful young riders who have set specific riding/training goals and have demonstrated a commitment to attaining those goals.
Grants of up to $150 will be offered. The number of grants to be provided each year will be based on availability of funds and eligibility of applicants, and
ultimately the decision of the DSDCTA
Board of Directors.
Applications are due no later than December 15th, but may be submitted at any time during the year.
It is a requirement that recipients of the scholarship:
- Be current members of the DSDCTA
- Be age 21 years or youngers)
- Write an article for the TEMPO newsletter or the DSDCTA website summarizing
their accomplishments and acquired knowledge related to the scholarship
- Give a verbal report at a DSDCTA meeting (i.e. Board, membership or awards
meeting) following their training experience
The grant amount will be up to $150, and will be sent directly by DSDCTA
to the trainer
with whom the recipient will be working.