Application Info

Application Process

Application to the Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) requires:

  • Submission of the Application Form
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges awarding credits to the applicant
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • Application Fee

Further instructions for the application process can be found on Page 1 of the Application Form.

International students are welcome to apply however, these students will have to obtain (at their own expense) a J-1 Visa to legally live and work in the US.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Applicants to the KEMI program must have:

  • Completed at least two years of a college curriculum with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or better in all college coursework
  • Previous hands-on experience in the equine industry
  • A strong work ethic and personal character and be dependable

Application Acceptance Dates

Applications to the KEMI program must be postmarked:

  • For Spring sessions – between August 1 and October 31 of the year prior to the internship session the applicant is applying to
  • For Fall sessions – between February 1 and April 30 of the year of the internship session the applicant is applying to

Schedule of Fees (Effective Fall 2024)

  • $35 Application Fee (due with application form)
  • $465 Tuition Deposit (due upon acceptance to the program)
  • $2000 Tuition (due after the Orientation Week)

Total Program Fees: $2500