The Harness Tracks of America College Scholarship Fund is offering five, $5,000 scholarships for post-secondary education to students actively involved in the sport of harness racing or to the children of harness racing professionals (living or deceased), including licensed drivers, trainers, caretakers or management officials.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need and active harness racing involvement. Applications are available now by contacting Harness Tracks of America via phone at 520-529-2525 or e-mail at [email protected]. The deadline for returning all application materials is May 15, 2011.
Applications can also be downloaded from the following Web site:
The scholarship program, begun in 1973, has made 191 grants to 130 worthy students involved in harness racing since its inception with the scholarships totaling $707,950.
The ads for the 2011-2012 Harness Tracks of America Scholarship can be viewed by clicking here.