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horse_judgingD. Lee Wilson Jr. Memorial Scholarship
and Honorable Mention Award
(open to AHRY members ages 16-19) – Applicants must be AHRY Members at least 2 years to be eligible for scholarship

In keeping with the dignity, grace, and sportsmanship that Lee Wilson showed, a very special AHRY member will be chosen to receive this award each year. Senior AHRY members (senior AHRY members are those who are between the ages of 16-19 and still in high school) are encouraged to apply for this very distinctive scholarship.

The winner of the D. Lee Wilson Jr. Memorial Scholarship will receive a scholarship (amount tba), a plaque, and will be featured in the AHRY Newsletter and the AHR “Haflinger Horse” magazine. The winner of the D. Lee Wilson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Honorable Mention Award will receive a scholarship (amount tba), a plaque, and will be recognized in the AHRY Newsletter and the AHR “Haflinger Horse” magazine.

To keep scholarship money available for years to come, please make your tax deductible donations to the American Haflinger Fund.

Past winners of the scholarship have come from very diverse backgrounds and have had varied involvement with their Haflingers – from showing to using them for farm work, pleasure driving, and trail rides. The scholarship money can be used for many things such as vet school and farrier courses to college classes… the possibilities are endless! Be creative, and tell us why you should win this award! If you are interested, please fill out the Scholarship Application Form.

The application form is only a guideline to go by and we strongly recommend that you put forth every effort to show us why you would like this scholarship. Previous scholarship applications have been filled with photos of the applicants with their Haflingers, personal recommendation letters from peers, etc., YOUR CREATIVITY WILL BE A PLUS! Remember, everything you include in your application will become property of AHRY and cannot be returned so please make copies for yourself.

PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept applications in loose form. All applications MUST be submitted in a folder or notebook fashion and no loose photos or letters will be accepted. Applicants must be an AHRY member for at least two years prior to applying for the scholarship.

If you need any assistance, please contact any AHR Board Member.

Submit your application no later than September 1st to:
AHRY – American Haflinger Registry
PO Box 2690
Akron, Ohio 44309