EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID
NEW! -- Harness Racing Financial Aid Sources
In addition to the scholarships offered by the Harness Horse Youth Foundation, there are many more opportunities for students. We have compiled a complete list (click on the link above) and will continue to update this list. If you sponsor a scholarship and wish to be included, information can be forwarded to HHYF Project Manager Keith Gisser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 HHYF SCHOLARSHIPS
Applicants for HHYF scholarships
must be at least high school seniors and preferably under the age
of 25. The selection criteria for all of the scholarships include
demonstrated scholastic achievement, including but not limited to
the applicant’s GPA; financial need; completeness of application;
and quality of essay (where applicable). The application deadline is April 30.
The available scholarships
and their requirements are as follows:
The Gallo Blue Chip
Sponsored by Martin Scharf
Applicant must be child of harness horse trainer or caretaker licensed
in New York, New Jersey and/or Pennsylvania in the year of application. Applicant
must also have been raised and/or reside in the three-state region
and at least a senior in high school. Students pursuing graduate
degrees are not eligible.
The Curt Greene Memorial Scholarship
For students who have demonstrated a passion for harness racing
and have financial need. Applicant may or may not be pursuing a
career in harness racing industry. Applicant must be at least a
high school senior.
Sweet Karen Alumni Scholarship
Applicants must have previously attended an HHYF youth, leadership or HRYL summer program or a family weekend event. Amount and number of scholarships issued is at the discretion of the selection committee.The scholarship honors HHYF trotter and Facebook sensation Sweet Karen.
Further information is available
by writing the Harness Horse Youth Foundation at 16575 Carey Road,
Westfield, IN, 46074; by calling HHYF Executive Director Ellen Taylor
at 317/867-5877; or by emailing her at email@example.com.