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2021 Harness Horse Youth Foundation scholarship applications available

The deadline for application is April 30, but early submission is encouraged.

Applications are now available for the two scholarships offered by the Harness Horse Youth Foundation. Completed applications are not due until April 30, but early submission is encouraged. Log on to https://www.hhyf.org/hhyf-scholarships.html to access the applications and each scholarship’s eligibility requirements and general information.

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Harness Horse Youth Foundation Scholarships are intended for students with a passion for the sport and have financial need.

The HHYF scholarships are the $2,500 Curt Greene Memorial Scholarship for students who have demonstrated a passion for harness racing and have financial need; and the $1,000 Sweet Karen Scholarship for alumni of HHYF Summer Programs. HHYF has awarded over $630,000 in scholarship grants since 1976.The HHYF website also provides a comprehensive listing of harness racing-related scholarships available through other sources, which is frequently updated. That list is available at https://www.hhyf.org/industry-scholarships.html.

Executive Director Ellen Taylor will be happy to answer specific questions regarding the HHYF scholarships and/or the listing of racing-related scholarships. She may be contacted by email ellen@hhyf.org or by phone 317.908.0029.

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is a charitable 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing young people and their families educational opportunities with harness horses in order to foster the next generation of participants and fans. The Foundation has been making a difference in young people’s lives since 1976; its programs include interactive learning experiences with racehorses as well as offering scholarships and creating and distributing educational materials relating to harness racing.

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