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On November 2, 2020, The Jockey Club, the breed registry for Thoroughbreds in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, announced that it was expanding its academic scholarship offerings to five awards totaling $76,000 annually, starting with the 2021-2022 academic school year. Preference will be given to candidates with the expressed desire to secure employment in the Thoroughbred industry.

 

  • The Jockey Club Scholarship provides $15,000 ($7,500 per semester) to a student who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher at any university.
  • The Jockey Club Advancement of Women in Racing Scholarship ($20,000; $10,000 per semester) is open to women who are enrolled full time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university.
  • The Jockey Club Vision Scholarship ($20,000; $10,000 per semester) is open to students from a minority racial or ethnic group. Applicants must be enrolled full time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university.
  • The Jockey Club Benevolence Scholarship ($15,000; $7,500 per semester) is a need-based award to enable a student to attend a full-time program at a college, university, or trade program. Preference will be given to backstretch and horse farm employees and their family members.
  • The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship provides $6,000 ($3,000 per semester) to a student enrolled in the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program.

 

Applications are open now through February 1, 2021. More information and the link to the scholarship applications can be found at bit.ly/tjcscholarships2021.


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