National Youth Cutting Horse Association Scholarship program receives another boost

NCHA Press Release


(Fort Worth, TX) — For the second year in a row, an anonymous donor has provided the Cutter’s In Action/NCHA Charities Foundation, $40,000 to be awarded as scholarship money for the 2004-2005 school year. The recipients of the scholarship money will be selected based on financial need and academic achievement. The review process has begun for 2004 scholarships, the deadline to apply each year is June 1. This year’s winners will be announced during the National Youth Cutting Horse Association Convention held in Fort Worth, Texas, July 9-12.

“The donor was aware of the NYCHA/Walton Family Foundation scholarships and wanted to contribute to the project,” said Danette McGuire, NCHA youth coordinator. “The individual wishes to remain anonymous as his purpose in contributing is to support the youth rather than for the personal recognition.”

The donation will be awarded to eight individuals in the amount of $5,000 yearly, $2,500 in the fall and $2,500 in the spring semesters. Altogether, the NYCHA and NCHA will award $215,000 in scholarships this year. Through the previously submitted scholarship applications $158,500 will be awarded to youth cutting horse enthusiasts. The additional $56,500 in scholarship money will be awarded at various cutting competitions across the country.

“The NCHA is proud of its youth enthusiasts,” said Jeff Hooper, NCHA executive director. “We look forward each year to being able to provide so many of our youth members the assistance to further their education.”

The National Cutting Horse Association is made up of 16,000 members across the United States with a wide range of backgrounds. The sport of cutting has roots in Western ranching traditions, where good horses were a necessity for everyday ranch work and cattle handling. From cowgirls to CEOs, from firefighters to professional football players, the common ground is often in the cutting arena. Each year more than 1,400 NCHA-approved events are held throughout the country with more than $30 million in prize money awarded.

To learn more about the National Cutting Horse Association, youth programs, and the sport of cutting, call 817-244-6188 or visit www.nchacutting.com.
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