Interscholastic Equestrian League

  Senior Scholarships

The Interscholastic Equestrian League has been fortunate in past years to be able to award college scholarships to deserving riders. This is the IEL's way of saying thank you for the many years of support, congratulations on your accomplishments, and most importantly, to wish all of our members good luck in their future.

The "IEL Senior Scholarships" are designed to recognize the many wonderful qualities of our IEL riders, talented equestrians who have achieved success through athletics, academics, extracurricular activities, and/or given back to society through community service. Scholarship recipients will be announced with our year-end awards, at which time they will be honored and presented with a monetary award to help them further their education.

Your complete application packet must be emailed or postmarked by April 5, 2024.

Applicants need to be aware that materials postmarked after the deadline and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications can be scanned and emailed to and must be received by 11:59pm PST to be considered.


The following items will be reviewed for nomination and selection.

The minimum requirements necessary to qualify for a 2023-2024 Senior Scholarship are:

  • Currently a senior in a member high school.
  • Participated in three (3) IEL shows during the 2023-2024 season.  If a rider is planning on riding in the March show as their third show, they must be registered for the March show.  This will be verified by the Show Secretary.
  • A member of the IEL for three (3) seasons.

 Senior Scholarship Application

Senior Scholarship Application to be filled out completely by the applicant:

  • Include a photograph of the applicant
  • Certified School Transcript (including first semester senior grades)
  • SAT or ACT scores report
  • Official AP scores report
  • Extracurricular Activities Record (including school teams, clubs, organizations; participation in community organization, etc).
  • Community Service Record (including years in which you volunteered, the organization(s), your supervisor(s) the type of work performed, number of hours worked, etc.). MUST be verified by a representative of each organization or school community service advisor.
  • Non-IEL. horse show participation record (including years, divisions and classes in which you competed, and any show &/ or year end awards won). Must be verified by trainer.
  • Essay on your favorite IEL memory and what it means to you. Essay must be limited to one page, or two pages double spaced.
  • Recommendations from Counselor / Trainer / School Representative / Charitable Organization Supervisor. Please submit all four recommendations if possible.
  • IEL participation record (including years, divisions, and classes in which you competed, and any show &/or year-end awards won). MUST be verified by school representative.
Complete application packets can be scanned and emailed to or must be postmarked by March 14, 2020, and mailed to:

Interscholastic Equestrian League – Senior Scholarships
11333 Moorpark Street, #204
Studio City, CA 91602.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Christy Morris at (818) 790-2582



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