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MHC Scholarships

The Massachusetts Horsemen's Council is proud to offer three academic scholarships for higher education.  Please see the information below on qualifications for and how to apply for these opportunities. Once we receive your application the average time to hear back from us is ~6-8 weeks. We will notify you via regular mail.

Sambuca Memorial Scholarship

 $500

  • Are you pursuing a career in a veterinary area? Whether that be small or large animal, vet tech or a certain specialized area we want to support you.
  • You must also be a junior or adult whom has qualified and/or are competing in the 2016 MHC Finals.
  • The scholarship is donated by April Renzella in memory of her horse, Sambuca

Dorothy Potter 

Scholarship

 $1,000

  • $1,000 scholarship awarded yearly to an active junior or amateur who has been a member of the MHC in good standing for the past two years.
  • Eligible applicants must have graduated from high school and are currently attending a college or an equine - related trade school.
  • The $1,000 is paid directly to the school.

Board of Governors Scholarship

 $1,000

  • $1,000 scholarship awarded yearly to a MHC junior member that is currently a high school senior and has been accepted to a college or equine related trade school.
  • The $1,000 is paid directly to the school.

How to Apply for the Sambuca Scholarship

  1. Send an email to Felicia Knowles (fdknow@comcast.net) with the following information:
  • What made you choose a career in veterinary service?
  • What is your connection to the MHC?
Deadline for Application: 9/11/17


Award is recognized at the MHC Days of Champions.


If you have any questions please email Felicia at fdknow@comcast.net.

How to Apply for the Dorthy Potter Scholarship

  1. 1. Click Here to Download MHC Scholarship Application.
  2. Mail the completed application to:

Carol LaRose

55 Hacketts Pond Drive

Hanover, MA 02339


Deadline for Application: 12/31/17


Award is recognized at the MHC Annual Year-End Banquet.


If you have any questions please email Carol at larosego@gmail.com. You will be notified by regular mail if you are the recipient of this award.

How to Apply for the Board of Govenors Scholarship

  1. 1. Click Here to Download MHC Scholarship Application.
  2. Mail the completed application to:

Carol LaRose

55 Hacketts Pond Drive

Hanover, MA 02339


Deadline for application is 6/1/2017


Award is recognized at the MHC Annual Year-End Banquet.


If you have any questions please email Carol at  larosego@gmail.comYou will be notified by regular mail if you are the recipient of this award.