At Local Puppy Breeders we strongly believe in giving back to the dog-community. That’s what we are proud to introduce the “Local Puppy Breeders Scholarship”. This one-time $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a high school senior or college freshman who demonstrates excellence in the classroom, and positive history as a dog owner, and a desire to enter an animal related educational field.
- Must be a high school Senior or college Freshman during the 2016 Spring Semester
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 in either high school OR first semester of college
- Whichever is most recent
- Must have been a dog owner for at least 3 years
- Must have a desire to enter an animal related educational field
- Must complete and submit an essay as described below
- Must include a picture of you are your dog along with your application
- Entry must be received no later than May 30th, 2016
Applicants are required to complete an essay of at least 500 and no more than 2,000 words answering the question: “How has dog ownership positively impacted your life and future?” Essays will be reviewed and used in the decision making process to determine the scholarship recipient. Essay’s must be attached to the below application as a Microsoft Word document. All essay entries (including non-winning entries) may be featured on localpuppybreeders.com as either “entries”, “finalists”, or “winners”.
The scholarship is a one-time $1,000 award paid directly to the recipients student financial account at the university of attendance. Scholarship will be delivered AFTER the recipients successful completion of their first semesters classes at the university or college.
Awarding of the scholarship:
The scholarship will be awarded by a panel of judges who will determine the winner based on their discretion.
How to Enter:
To apply for the scholarship, please completely fill out the form below:
Rules and Regulations:
The scholarship recipient will be awarded the scholarship approximately 30-60 days after the conclusion of the entry period on May 30th 2016. By participating in this scholarship application you are giving localpuppybreeders.com permission to contact you via e-mail or phone to notify you of any errors in your entry or of your being chosen as the recipient of the scholarship. In addition you are giving us permission to use your name, high school, college, and essay on this site for any informational or promotional purposes, with no compensation or payment to you. The scholarship award winner is solely responsible for any state and/or federal income taxes that arise as a result of the awarding of the scholarship.