• Scholarship Amount $1,000
  • Scholarship materials due
    October 31, 2018


mail to

Ernestine Parrott
Scholarship Chair
2891 Hallie Burnette Rd
Oxford, NC 27565.



The PPWHANC Scholarship is presented each year at the Annual Holiday Party/Awards Banquet in December.



Any applicant (he or she) who applies for the scholarship must be at least a senior in high school and cannot be over 24 years of age. The applicant must have been a member of PPWHANC for two consecutive years prior to applying for the scholarship.
When applying an appliant must provide:

  • Current high school transcript and/or a college transcript with final grades
  • A letter of recommendation from a PPWHANC member
  • A letter of recommendation from a non-PPWHANC person, teacher, pastor, riding instructor, etc.
  • Essay

Other information

As long as eligible, applicant may reapply each year if not selected. Once selected, applicants may not reapply.

  • The winning applicant will be announced at the annual Christmas Party. He/she will not receive the monetary award; however, until presenting proof of enrollment at a university or college to a ­scholarship committee member. This may be a cancelled check or a receipt for college expenses.
  • Only one scholarship will be awarded each year.
  • All scholarship information is to be held in strictest confidence. All applications and supporting ­material become the property of PPWHANC and will not be returned.
  • Scholarships a­re to be awarded on the basis of academic ability, leadership, extracurricular activities and involvement in equine activities.

Scholarship Committee

The committee can be made up of board members and/or non-board members. It will consist of at least three members. The committee will be responsible for:

  • Posting the announcement on the PPWHANC website giving the applicant ample time to obtain his/her ­transcript before the October 31st deadline.
  • Asking for volunteers to serve on the scholarship committee.
  • Mailing scholarship information to members if requested.
  • Meeting with the other committee members to review applications and determine a winner.
  • Requesting additional information from the applicant if necessary.
  • Presenting future proposals and/or change requests pertaining to the scholarship program to the board ­members.
  • Writing an article for a walking horse publication announcing the winner.