The $500 scholarship, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former New Jersey Equestrian of the Year, was started because of her desire to give back to the community, according to a news release.
Applicants can find qualifications and the application online, and are asked to submit a resume with an essay answering “How has your involvement within your respective nominating organization helped to shape your future career choice?”
Applicants are also required to be active members of an organization either on the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board and/or represented at the Youth Reception portion of the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention.
The award will be presented at a luncheon on Jan. 26 in Eastampton. The essay will be read by the winner at the luncheon.
Mail application, resume and essay by Jan. 2 to:
Attn: Lynn Mathews
P.O. Box 330
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Any questions, contact Lynn Mathews, (609) 292-2888 or email@example.com.