The Washington State Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship is available to Washington state residents OR students attending a Washington school from any background wishing to pursue a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine practice only), equine science, racetrack management, equine business management or pasture management as it pertains to horse farms, equine or racetrack marketing and/or communications and other related fields.
-Minimum 2.85 GPA
-Have an annual household income of less than $75,000 OR be financially independent from parents
-500 word essay
-2 letters of recommendation (must be signed but not in sealed envelope)
-Current, official transcript (seal can be broken)
-Student Aid Report (from FAFSA)
-If you have NOT received your Student Aid Report, you must submit either your parent/guardian's previous year’s tax return and current year’s W2 form OR the current year’s tax return. (Additional years may be requested.)
-Financial aid award letter(s) (including other scholarship awards)
To be considered financially independent, a student must be at least 24 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.
For more information and to apply, visit the Race for Education website.