MANALAPAN, NJ – June 6, 2014 – The deadline for applications for the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey and the Backstretch Community Assistance Program college scholarships for the sons and daughters of New Jersey horsemen is June 16, 2014.
Scholarships, which can range from $2,500 to $5,000, are for qualified students who plan to attend a two or four-year college or university, who are the son or daughter of a full-time participant in New Jersey harness racing or are themselves a full-time participant in New Jersey harness racing. Only one candidate per household will be considered, and there is a lifetime cap of $10,000 per individual.
Applications and requirements are available on the SBOANJ website – www.sboanj.com -- or at the Meadowlands [see Horsemen’s Rep Linda Goss], the Backstretch Community Assistance Program offices [see Dr. Chris Samaha] and the SBOANJ office at 64 Business Route 33, Manalapan, NJ 07726.
-Submitted by Carol Hodes for the SBOANJ