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Woodside-area Equestrian Merit Scholarship Online Application

The deadline for submission is EXTENDED to May 21, 2021 by 3:00pm. Decisions will be made by the end of June, 2021.

The Mounted Patrol Foundation and the Woodside-area Horse Owners Association (WHOA!) are offering a$10,000 scholarship award to a local high school senior who has been accepted to and plans to attend a college, university or other continuing education program this fall. Applicant must meet the following criteria to apply: 

  • Experience in equestrian activities
  • Demonstrated academic achievement and community involvement
  • Attend high school in San Mateo, Santa Clara or San Francisco Counties
  • Financial need will be taken into consideration in the selection of the scholarship recipient. 
  • Agree to be identified as the winner in local press and share details of the application.

Instructions - please read carefully before applying

  1. Be sure you fullfill the stated requirements. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  2. Only applications submitted via this online form will be accepted. 
  3. Download and review the application PDF before completing online. 
  4. You will be able to SAVE a partially completed application. You have 30 DAYS to return and complete. The link to SAVE is at the bottom of the form.
  5. For approval, your references included in the submission will be sent the application via email automatically after submission. 
  6. Applicants under 18 years of age will need Parent/Guardian approval. The parent/guardian listed in the application will receive an email for approval.
  7. After submission, you will be directed to an online form for your online signature. This certifies your entry is true and accurate.
  8. Finalists will be contacted via email. Finalists will be required to provide transcripts showing their GPA, and prove need for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or equivalent documentation. 

Submissions are now closed. We look forward to announcing the recipient of the 2021 Scholarship soon.

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Contact WHOA!

2995 Woodside Rd. Suite 400-466, Woodside CA 94062

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