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Fullfill your volunteer hour requirements at the Park

Posted on April 4, 2012 at 2:25 PM



Did you see your April Horse Council Newsletter that arrived in your in box today?!?!

There is a huge section for $1000 scholarships for Grade 12 graduates.

YOU NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS TO QUALIFY!! We are a Public Park and a Non-Profit Society so we qualify!

Come on out to Island 22 before the June 30th Submission cut off and volunteer to help in the Spring Clean up, jump painting, and tons tons tons more work needed and I will happily sign off on your volunteer hours AND I will write you a letter of recommendation to add to your resume or University submissions. You dont need to be an eventer to volunteer at the park. There are a lot of other equestrian sports that use the park and qualify for this Scholarship opportunity.


The Mt. Cheam Event is coming up this month and there is a lot of Spring cleanup needed. May is a huge month for jump preps and clean up.I have TONS of stadium jumps that need touch ups and lots of Preliminary X-country jumps that need staining.


Email me or message me on our Facebook page and we will get your volunteer hours rolling.



Horse Council BC Scholarships HCBC is pleased to announce the creation of up to five $1000.00 scholarships available to Horse Council BC members in good standing, who are a BC graduate from grade 12 and entering into a accredited College or University Study program. 

Criteria:Recipient must be a Horse Council BC member in good standing for at least two years prior to High School graduation or Scholarship application.Recipient must be a Graduate from a BC High School and be a resident of BC Home Study or online programs will not qualify for this scholarship 

Considerations:Volunteer hours at Equestrian Events and within their communityPast or current participant in the HCBC High School Recognition program

Academic excellence, minimum B average on transcriptCompetitive experience at Equestrian eventsProven Leadership, Sportsmanship and contribution to Equestrian SportEquine or agricultural studies may be given preference 

Application Process:Application deadline is June 30, 2012Applications must include a copy of the students interim transcriptApplications must include confirmation of intent to enroll in a Post Secondary Program at a college or university

Application must include a short essay that will reflect the student's eligibility for this scholarship and outline their post secondary plans. Please tell the scholarship committee why you feel you are a good candidate for the scholarship, and outline your contributions to the sport and your community.

Application must include proof of volunteering. 

The successful scholarship recipients will forward proof of enrollment in a post secondary school by August 15, 2012 and receive their award by cheque.

HCBC may require repayment of the scholarship should the recipient not complete the semester it was issued for.

This scholarship will not be awarded if the applicants do not meet the criteria and expectations outlined. Horse Council BC reserves the right to publish the name and picture of each scholarship recipient.




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