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Scholarship Details

Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Race for Education Scholarship


  • Washington State Resident OR students attending a Washington school from any background.
  • Pursuing 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.
  • 2.85 cumulative GPA minimum.
  • Annual household income of less than $75,000 OR be financially independent. To be considered financially independent, a student must be at least 23 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.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Write an essay (500 words or less) on one of the following topics:
    • What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?
    • Pick a controversial problem on college campuses and suggest a solution.
    • Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school.
    • Describe your most meaningful achievement(s) and how it relates to your future goals.
  • Submit two 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).
  • Complete online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Deadline: 06/01/2019

Amount: Amount Varies

Paper Application Available

Online Application Available

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