Applications Open for TJC's Scholarships

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Applications are now open for The Jockey Club (TJC)'s five academic scholarships, which apply to the 2022-23 academic year. Applications close Feb. 1, 2022, with recipients to be announced in the spring.

The five available scholarships are as follows:

  • The Jockey Club Scholarship ($15,000; $7,500 per semester): available for students in academic pursuit of majors for future employment in the equine industry. Open to any equine breed or discipline; preference will be given to candidates with the expressed desire to secure employment in the Thoroughbred industry.
  • The Jockey Club Advancement of Women in Racing Scholarship ($20,000; $10,000 per semester): open to women pursuing a career in the equine industry who are enrolled full time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university. Open to any equine breed or discipline; preference will be given to candidates with the expressed desire to secure employment in the Thoroughbred industry.
  • The Jockey Club Vision Scholarship ($20,000; $10,000 per semester): open to students from a minority racial or ethnic group who are pursuing a career in the equine industry. Applicants must be enrolled full time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university. Open to any equine breed or discipline; preference will be given to candidates with the expressed desire to secure employment in the Thoroughbred industry.
  • The Jockey Club Benevolence Scholarship ($15,000; $7,500 per semester): 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. Applicants are not required to be pursuing a career in the equine or Thoroughbred industries.
  • The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship ($6,000; $3,000 per semester): open to students enrolled in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program (RTIP). Goodman was a resident of Tucson, a longtime member of TJC, and one of three founders of the RTIP.

For more information, visit TJC's scholarship page.

 

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