Westfield, IN --- Applications for several scholarships offered through the Harness Horse Youth Foundation are now posted at the Foundation's website.
For compete application forms and more information on these grants, log on to www.hhyf.org/scholarships.asp. The scholarships, for students who are at least high school seniors, are awarded based on GPA, financial need, completeness of application and quality of essay (where applicable).
The deadline for applications is April 30.
The scholarships, with any additional qualifications listed, are the Gallo Blue Chip Scholarship, a grant of up to $15,000, sponsored by Martin Scharf, for children of licensed trainers or caretakers in Pennsylvania, New York or New Jersey; 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.
The HHYF website also provides a comprehensive listing of harness racing-related scholarships available through other sources.
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 was established in 1976 and its programs include interactive learning experiences with these versatile animals, scholarship programs and educational materials. For more information on opportunities through HHYF and its mission, go to www.hhyf.org.