Delaware Equine Council Foundation will accept applications for its scholarships until Jan. 31.

Delaware Equine Council Foundation will accept applications for its scholarships until Jan. 31.

Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded at the DEC Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet, which will be held March 5 at Harrington Moose Lodge, 16268 S. Dupont Highway.

Eligible parties must be U.S. citizens and Delaware residents or Delaware Equine Council members, be enrolled in a Delaware university agriculture program or at an equine studies program at a U.S. university and submit a typewritten 400-word essay and must complete an application.

The essay topic will be about how applicants plan to use the course of study to further the equine industry.

For applications, visit delawareequinecouncil.org. For more information, call 684-3966.