2018 Michigan Horse Expo

March 9th-11th, 2018

2017 Scholarships

Every year, the Michigan Horse Council recognizes outstanding Michigan equestrian students by providing scholarships to further their education. It is the sincere hope of the Michigan Horse Council that these individuals will obtain an education that will allow them to continue their involvement with horses in the future.

Michigan Horse Council Member Scholarships

The Michigan Horse Council awards three scholarships to members each year. These scholarships may be awarded to high school seniors or any member pursuing a degree in any field of study. The Michigan Horse Council member scholarship is in the amount of $1000. The application for the 2017 member scholarship can be found on the Michigan Horse Council website at www.michiganhorsecouncil.com.

Michigan Horse Council 4-H Scholarships

For Senior division participants at the State 4-H Horse Show, Michigan Horse Council has two scholarships in the amount of $500 each. The winners are selected by randomly drawing two

names from those of all the senior exhibitors; it is not a competitive award. You are entered in the drawing when you enter the show.

Michigan Horse Council – Michigan Interscholastic

Horsemanship Association Scholarships For Senior division participants at the State 4-H Horse Show,

Michigan Horse Council has two scholarships in the amount of $500 each. MIHA makes the selection for these scholarships, and application forms are available from the MIHA.

Michigan Horse Council MSU Scholarships

  • One scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for a student enrolled in the Horse Management program at MSU’s Institute of Agricultural Technology.

  • One scholarship in the amount of $2,000 for a student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with an equine emphasis.

  • One scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to a student pursuing a DVM with and intent to practice equine medicine in Michigan.

Please contact the MSU Department of Animal Science for information about the Horse Management and Bachelor’s degree scholarships. Contact the College of Veterinary Medicine for information regarding the veterinary scholarship.

For additional information regarding the Michigan Horse Council scholarship programs visit www.michiganhorsecouncil.com.


MHC-Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Assn. recipients ($500 ea)

Brooke Pfeiffer
Marine City, MI

Hannah Waroway
Ann Arbor, MI


MHC-Member Scholarship recipients: ($1,000 ea)

Katherine Maiville
Onondaga, MI

Taylor Orefice
Glennie, MI

Ben Littlefield
Burr Oak, MI


MHC-4-H Scholarship recipients: ($500 ea)

Michael Schultz
Willis, MI

Mikaila Pray
Alma, MI


2017 Dr. John Shelle MSU Scholarship recipient: ($2000)

Lilia Fingas
East Lansing, MI


2017 MSU Horse Management Scholarship: ($1500)

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2017 MSU Bachelor Degree Scholarship: ($2000)

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2017 MSU Veterinary Medicine Scholarship: ($2000)

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