USHJA Foundation Hamel Scholarship for Further Education

$25,000 HAMEL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FOR FURTHER EDUCATION

 

The Hamel Scholarship for Further Education is designed to encourage further education among equestrians. Through a generous donation from the Kristen and James Hamel Family Foundation, the USHJA Foundation awards up to $25,000 to be used for college, graduate, trade, or professional school to one USHJA member each year.

Eligible candidates may apply for the Hamel Scholarship every year, but may only be awarded the scholarship once. The USHJA Foundation will award the scholarship mid-summer each year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Three consecutive years of USHJA membership, including the current year
  • US Citizen or Legal Resident Accepted to a College, University, Trade, or Professional School in the United States for the Current School Year
  • Ranked in Top 20% of class and/or have a GPA of 3.5 (or better) on a 4.0 scale; For those not recently in school, equivalent employment history will be considered
  • Demonstrate Financial Need

 

2019 Application Coming Soon!

 

Deadline & Award Notification

Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the stated deadline will not be considered for the grant. Applicants will be informed of the award decision related to their application before the end of July. Previous recipients of this grant may not apply; this grant may only be received by an individual once.