2019 WinStar Farm Scholarship
The WinStar Farm Scholarship is available to a student whose family member is employed by WinStar Farm attending a college or university, pursuing any field of study.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be 24 years old or younger as of September 1, 2018; have at least a 2.0 GPA and have an annual household income of less than $75,000 or be financially independent from parents.

These $4,000 scholarships will benefit a deserving student through a partnership between The Race For Education and the WinStar Farm.

Application Deadline: 5/1/2019

Applications will not be accepted without require attachments.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must;
1. Have a household family member employed by WinStar Farm;
2. have at least a 2.0 GPA;
Application and supporting materials must be submitted by MAY 1, 2019.
Below you will find an option to attach the following;
*Current Official Transcript (seal can be broken). Your bursars office may also email these to bbell@raceforeducation.org or mail to The Race For Education 2560 Richmond Road, Suite Lexington, KY 40509.
*Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
*Two signed letters of recommendation. These may also be emailed to bbell@raceforeducation.org or mailed to The Race For Education 2560 Richmond Road, Suite Lexington, KY 40509.
*Award letter(s) for other scholarship, if applicable.
Personal Info
DOB: *
Last Name *
First Name *
Permanent Address: *
City, State, Zip *
County: *
Phone: *
Email: *
Gender: *
Ethnicity: *
Is anyone in your immediate family, parent or guardian employed at WinStar Farm? *
If yes, please state your family members name as well as their employers name:
Are you pursuing a career in the equine or agriculture industry? *
If yes, please explain.
Academic Info
Your Student Type: *
Degree you are pursuing: *
High School Name: *
Date of High School Graduation: *
High School GPA: *
College or University you currently attend, if applicable.
College Status:
Current College Cumulative GPA:
College or University you will be attending in 2019/2020: *
Expected College Graduation Date: *
Transcript Upload: *
Have you applied for a Race For Education Scholarship in the past? If yes, in what year?
Financial Information:
In this section you will be asked a series of financial questions about yourself and your parent(s) or guardian(s).
Marital Status: *
Are you listed as a dependent for tax purposes by your parent(s) or guardian(s)? *
Applicants Occupation and Employer: *
Applicants Total Estimated 2018 Income: *
Student Loan Outstanding Balance:
Do you have any dependents? Please include name, age and relationship:
Parent/Guardians Name:
Parent/Guardians Employer:
Parent/Guardians Estimated 2018 Income:
#2 Parent/Guardian Name:
#2 Parent/Guardians Employer:
#2 Parent/Guardians Estimated 2018 Income:
Please list any other dependents your parent/guardian(s) may have. Include their age and relationship. (Ex. brother, sister, cousin, etc.)
Have you applied for or received financial aid? *
Please upload a copy of your Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have not filled this out you may do so at www.studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa *
Scholarship Application
What is/will be your college major and what occupation do you anticipate after college? *
List the amount of tuition ONLY for the 2018-2019 academic year at the college/university program you will be/are attending. *
List extracurricular activities and note any special recognition, leadership roles and/or honors. Feel free to attach a resume below.
List community, religious, and/or volunteer activities.
Resume Upload:
Describe you and or your parents involvement and background in the equine industry, if any.
Have you applied for a Race For Education Scholarship in the past? If yes, please include year.
Letters of Recommendation Upload:
Have you received any additional scholarship or grant awards for the 2018 - 2019 school year? Please include names and amounts.
Optional: Upload a copy of any scholarship or grant award or letter(s).
Essay Questions
You may choose to answer ONE from the following four essay questions. Please limit responses to 500 words or less.
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.
Verification of Information
I hereby certify the statements recorded in this application are true and accurate. I meet all the requirements set forth by The Race For Education. I understand that if any statement presented in this application is untrue, I may be disqualified from consideration. If selected as a recipient, I understand that I may be listed as a recipient and my image may be used in various publications. *
Have we missed anything?
For questions or concerned please contact Brittany Bell at bbell@raceforeducation.org 859-252-8648
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