The American Quarter Horse Foundation 2013 scholarship application is now available online.

AMARILLO, (APHA) – The American Quarter Horse Foundation provides financial assistance to members of the American Quarter Horse Association and American Quarter Horse Youth Association through general, racing, career path and state or regional scholarships. Eligibility of applicants is based on the individual scholarship criteria and requirements provided for each scholarship offered through the Foundation. A complete list of criteria is located within the 2013 scholarship guidelines.

Scholarship applicants must submit a completed application, official transcript and letters of reference. Students applying for state or regional scholarships must also submit proof of affiliate membership. State and regional scholarships are currently available for Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. All application materials must be postmarked by December 1, 2012 to be eligible.

Recipients are selected based on academic merit, financial need and American Quarter Horse involvement, as well as applicant’s leadership and communication skills.

For more information, please visit www.aqha.com/foundation or call (806) 378-5040.