The Captain Haggerty -Dog Professionals Conference Scholarship Program
The IACP is offering the Captain Haggerty Dog Professional Conference Scholarship! If you know any young adults that have an interest in dogs and would like to attend the annual conference at no charge, this opportunity is for them!
Scholarship Program Rules:
• Anyone may enter that are between the ages of 18-25 years old.
• A 500-600 word essay is to be written by the applicant on `Why they would like to attend the IACP Annual Educational Conference', which should include their dog experience, if any, and the goals they hope to obtain within the field of "dogs".
• Submissions must be RECEIVED no later than August 31st , 2013.
• All submissions will be forwarded to the Conference Scholarship Committee, who will review all essays and announce a winner no later than August 31st, 2013. This will allow approximately 2 weeks for travel plans to be arranged by the recipient.
We are very pleased to announce that we will be able to award this scholarship to a total of two (2) recipients for the 2013 conference!
The 'winners' will be given a free admission and lunch to the entire IACP Annual Educational Conference, and up to a $500.00 stipend toward travel arrangements and hotel expenses.
This program will not only expose young adults to the IACP, but it will also show them some of the wonderful opportunities they can have to work with dogs. So, get those young people writing and we hope to meet them at the conference!!
Please send all essays to:
15549 Vinola Dr.
e-mail also accepted email@example.com
2009: Karis Dunstan,Jenai Garcia, Maile Hirano
2008: Lesha Koch Ames. Iowa
2007: Valerie Harris Mt. Pleasant, PA.
2006: Kathi Hamlin
Scholarship Award Jack Deeley Memorial - Young Pups Initiative
Jack Deeley Young Pups Award was initiated to encourage young people
interested in moving into the dog world professions. The aim is to
assist them not only through learning at the conference but also in
making contacts with practicing professionals who have the experience
to provide advice and help them succeed.
This Memorial fund was
established on the death of Martin Deeley’s father, by the Directors of
the IACP at that time. Jack Deeley was a man who quietly helped
everyone and never asked for anything in return. His thanks were to see
the people he assisted succeed and have happy lives. The Young Pups
Award will now be given every year to enable an aspiring canine
professional to attend the IACP Annual Conference free of charge.
may make donations to the fund, and our membership renewal forms have a
location on the form asking for a voluntary $5 contribution towards
this fund. In the future it is intended that the scope of assistance
and support to young people within all the dog world professions will
increase through this fund.
Currently all advertising for
Scholarship entrants is done through the IACP SafeHands E-Mail List and
the IACP SafeHands Journal.
The recipient will be given a free
admission and lunch to the entire IACP Annual Educational Conference,
and up to a $500.00 stipend toward travel arrangements and hotel
Please note: The recipient must be accompanied at all
times by an adult guardian and the accompanying adult expenses are not
To apply for this award:
• Members should write a
short application detailing why they feel this award would be ideal for
the young person they wish it to be awarded to, who is under 18 years
• The recipient will be decided upon from the applications submitted by the IACP Board of Directors.
• Applications must be received by Head office by August 31st 2013.
Jack Deeley Young Pups Initiative Winners
2008 Jessica Robinson Brookland, Arkansas
2007 Morgan Long Tomball, Texas
Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013