NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Equine Science Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is pleased to notify undergraduate students and incoming freshman of the Doris C. Murphy scholarship application deadline extension. In order to make sure that more applicants have the time and ability to apply, the Center has extended the typical May 1st deadline to June 1st.
The Doris C. Murphy scholarship is reserved for female students who are New Jersey residents majoring in Animal Sciences with a concentration in Equine Science and are currently enrolled or are incoming freshman at Rutgers University. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit, proven financial need, and demonstrated interest in equine science.
Up to six $1,000 awards are available annually. The deadline for the 2021/2022 academic year is Tuesday, June 1, 2021. For more information about the scholarship, as well as the application form, please go to the Doris C. Murphy Endowed Scholarship in Equine Science webpage at: https://esc.rutgers.edu/academics/scholarships/.
This year, applications should be sent electronically. Applicants can send their Application Form, and Essay, separately from the rest of the required documents. All recommendation letters should be e-mailed directly from the recommender. Transcripts should also be sent electronically.
Application items can be e-mailed directly to Kyle Hartmann at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Once all items are received, applicants will receive a confirmation of a completed application packet. For any questions, please contact Kyle Hartmann.
About the Equine Science Center at Rutgers University
The Equine Science Center is a unit of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Its mission is “Better Horse Care through Research and Education” in order to advance the well-being and performance of horses and the equine industry. Its vision is to be recognized throughout New Jersey as well as nationally and internationally for its achievements in identifying issues in the horse industry, finding solutions through science-based inquiry, providing answers to the horse industry and to horse owners, and influencing public policy to ensure the viability of the horse industry.
For more information about the Equine Science Center, call 848-932-9419 or visit esc.rutgers.edu.