Applications Open for The Jockey Club’s Academic Scholarships

October 29, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Jockey Club announced today that applications are open for its five academic scholarships. The scholarships will apply to the 2022-2023 academic year and are as follows:

The Jockey Club Scholarship ($15,000; $7,500 per semester) is 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) is 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 

The Jockey Club Vision Scholarship ($20,000; $10,000 per semester) is 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) 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. 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) is 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 The Jockey Club, and one of three founders of the RTIP.

Applications for all five scholarships are open now through February 1, 2022. More information and links to applications for the scholarships can be found here:

jockeyclub.com/Default.asp?section=Initiatives&area=15. The recipients of each scholarship will be announced in the spring of 2022 in advance of the initial distribution of funds for the fall 2022 semester.

The Jockey Club Press Release

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