The deadline to submit applications for The Race For Education's 2012 Horsemen's Scholarships, which are available to children of horse farm and back stretch employees, is Sunday, April 15. Students can pursue any field of study. Scholarships are for tuition only, up to $6,000 per year for up to four years for an undergraduate student. Multiple scholarships will be awarded.
To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must:
- Be 24 years old or younger as of September 1 of the application year,
- have at least a 2.85 cumulative GPA,
- have an annual household income of less than $50,000 OR be financially independent from parents.*
*To be considered financially independent, a student must be at least 23 years old OR married OR a veteran OR an orphan OR have dependents of his or her own. Applicants who have been legally emancipated must provide documentation indicating such. No exceptions will be considered.
All applications must be submitted by April 15 online at:http://www.raceforeducation.org/scholarships/
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