For more information on any of the below scholarships, please contact the San Diego chapter or CDS Central.

Judge Candidate Scholarship - $500

Deadline: April 30

This scholarship will be considered from April 30 to April 29 of the following year. This scholarship is available to assist aspiring judge candidates to defray some of the significant expenses related to obtaining USEF certification. It is in the interest of growing the sport of dressage to encourage qualified L Program graduates to continue their education and to become the rated judges of the future, and to assist current judges to progress to higher ratings if desired.
 

To be considered, applicants must have been accepted to a specific program and must produce an acceptance letter along with the dates and place where the program will be held.
 

 

Hans Moeller Memorial Scholarship - $1,500

Deadline: April 30
Individual rider scholarship, applicants must be 30 years of age or older and have competed at Third Level or above. A rider may receive this scholarship AND a competition travel grant the same year. Individuals who are amateurs or professionals may apply.

 

Jane Jackson Scholarship - $1,500

Deadline: April 30
Individual rider scholarship, applicants must be under 30 years of age and have competed at Third Level or above. A rider may receive this scholarship AND a competition travel grant the same year. Individuals who are amateurs or professionals may apply.

 

Carol Plough Youth Scholarship Fund - $500

Deadline: April 30
Individual rider scholarship, applicants must be 21 years of age or under, riding at First Level or above. Candidates are required to submit an application which describes what education the grant will be used for and include the candidates’ contributions to CDS. Applications will also require a letter of recommendation from an instructor or equestrian professional. The amount awarded will be increased as the fund grows.

 

RAAC Scholarship

Deadline: April 30
Individual rider scholarship, applicants must be 22 years of age or older, possess a USEF Amateur Card and have competed at any level. Rider must have ridden in the Regional Adult Amateur Competition (RAAC) and use the scholarship funds for dressage education or competition. Three scholarships will be available each year, one from the North, one from the Central and one from the South Region. A $200 scholarship will be available to each Region.
 

 

Linda O'Carroll Fund
Scholarship fund used to sponsor the CDS Adult Amateur Clinic

 

The CDS Club 100

To support junior riders and young riders who are competing at a minimum of Training Level. The grant money can be used for any dressage educational purpose. If you are interested in a Club 100 Grant, please send an application to the CDS Central Office. Please include a copy of a test at Training Level or above. (As proof of eligibility) Both rider and owner must be members of CDS in good standing to be eligible for grants. Please include a copy of a test at Training Level or above. You must telephone or write the Central Office to request an application for the program(s) for which you want to apply.

Scholarship Opportunities

San Diego Chapter of the California Dressage Society