SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE DECEMBER 1st, 2016
The Osceola Wagon Train and Trail Ride (OCWTTR) will sponsor an annual scholarship(s) in the amount of $1,000.
Applicants must be 17 to 24 years of age, a resident of the State of Florida and must be sponsored by an OCWTTR Class A member. Interested individuals shall provide evidence of acceptance or enrollment at any accredited collegiate institution, for the purpose of pursuing a college degree.
The sponsor must be an active OCWTTR Class A member as set forth in the bylaws of the Osceola Wagon Train and Trail Ride, Inc. and provide a letter of recommendation. Said letter must accompany application documents. OCWTTR Class A members are limited to one scholarship applicant sponsorship per year.
Candidates will compete by writing an essay of 500 to 1,000 words whose subject explores some area of one of the following; (1) the history of Osceola County, or (2) your favorite horse related activity or sport. In addition, there must be an addendum of 250 words or less describing the student’s educational goals and motivation for applying for the scholarship. Also, provide any additional documentation you feel is pertinent to your application.
Candidates must submit all the required documents by December 1st. Scholarship application and essays must be typed and mailed to OCWTTR – Scholarship, Post Office Box 702513, St. Cloud, Florida 34770-2513 and must be postmarked on or before December 1st, 2016. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The OCWTTR Scholarship Committee will review the submissions and make the selection of recipients. A majority vote will suffice for selection. The decision of the Committee members present for the review and selection will be final. The selection and award will be presented at the annual OCWTTR trail ride event.
To apply for the scholarship, click the link below.