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Virginia Paint Horse Club Scholarship Application

The VPHC Scholarship recipient should be a well-rounded individual who is an active member of VPHC.  The applicant does not need to be an active competitor in the show ring, but does need to be active in the VPHC exemplifying the spirit of APHA, community involvement, volunteer work, and scholarship.

Application should be emailed or postmarked by June 5.


        The scholarship is a one-year renewable, non refundable award to a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior.

The applicant must be a member of the VPHC and active in the promotion of paint horses.  He or she must graduate or be a graduate of an accredited high school, enrolling or enrolled in a college program.  A GPA of 2.75 must be achieved for an applicant to be considered.  


The winner will receive a $500 Scholarship. Selection will be made by the scholarship committee and the award will be presented..  

Requirements for Application

        It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit a complete application. The application can either be completed on Google Forms, Email, or mailed in.  A complete application will contain:

Applicants may type their application in lieu of using the official application form; however, format must match the information and order of the official application.

The completed application can be emailed

The completed application can be mailed to:

VPHC Scholarship Application, Attention Jennifer Johnson,

P.O. Box 5

Drewryville, VA 23844

VPHC Scholarship Application

Name of applicant:  Maryann Johnson        

APHA ID number (if applicant has one):  8970073

Number of years as a VPHC member:  10

Address: PO Box 5                                        

City: Drewryville                State: VA         Zip: 23844

E-mail:        Phone Number:        434-637-5088

Parent name: Jennifer Johnson                                                

Parent E-mail:        Parent Phone Number:        434-594-5315

Age as of January 1 of year applying:        17         Grade in school: 12        

  1. List of VjPHC/ VPHC activity involvement (e.g.offices held,committees,special projects or work for club , projects & awards):

        President of the VjPHC- 2020, 2019, 2018

        Vice President- 2017, 2016, 2015

        National Director-2015-2020

        Game Changers-2020

        Involvement with all service projects the VjPHC has done, as well as silent auctions, volunteering at shows, scribing

  1. Describe any additional horse-related activities (4-H,FFA,Pony Club,judging teams,rodeo teams,etc.):

        2018 Virginia 4-H Horse Ambassadors

        FFA Hippology team- placed top 3 in the state every year since 8th grade

        4-H Horse Judging-1st in reasons at B&B as well as filled a spot for a team

  1. List volunteer work in the community:

        Collect trash from the elderly in my community

        Extremely active in Thomas Memorial Baptist Church

        Food Baskets for the needy

  1. List special efforts and accomplishments in promoting the Paint Horse:

I inform people at local shows as well as the 4-h district and state show, I have attended the National Convention Every year since it was in Richmond Virginia.

  1. List any school activities participated in:

        Beta Club

        Varsity Cheer

        Internship with local extension office in place of 2 classes

6. List any non-horse related activities that you are involved in:

        President of SoCo Livestock club- 2018

        Reporter/Historian-7 years

        FFA Historian-2017