The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2020-21 MSOA Collegiate Scholarships.
Thanks to the help of various partners, this year will feature one of the most lucrative scholarships offerings in the lengthy history of the program, with over $20,000 available to the winners.
“At a time when many families have been dealing with the loss of racing opportunities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are very happy to be able to offer this type of financial assistance to our college students,” said MSOA President Rich Gillock.
This year’s scholarships include:
$5,000 MSOA Board of Directors Collegiate Scholarship
$5,000 Donato Hanover Scholarship – Donated by Hanover Shoe Farms
$5,000 Heston Blue Chip Scholarship – Donated by Winbak Farm
$2,500 CSC Insurance Options Scholarship
$1,500 If I Can Dream Scholarships (2) – Donated by Randy Ringer
Applicants must be a son or daughter of an owner, trainer, driver or groom who has participated in harness racing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on a regular basis over the past 2 years preceding the application. Said parent must be a member of the MSOA, and the applicant must be at least a senior in high school. One application covers all of the above listed scholarships.
An independent committee will review the applicants and determine the winners of each individual award.
Applications must be submitted to the MSOA Office or postmarked no later than Friday, June 19, 2020.