55 scholarship opportunities worth $55,000 available
In 2023, the Ohio HBPA is offering a total of over 50 scholarships worth over $50,000 for Ohio 4-H and FFA members. Win money for college!
Ohio 4-H Members
$1,000 Ohio HBPA scholarships will be offered to Ohio 4-H members in each of the 4-H’s nine Ohio districts for a total of 27 $1,000 4-H scholarships. To apply for the Ohio HBPA 4-H scholarships click here.
Ohio FFA Members
Two $1,000 Ohio HBPA scholarships will be offered to FFA members in each of the FFA’s ten Ohio districts. Additionally, 4 at large $1,000 scholarships will be available to FFA members for a total of 24 $1,000 FFA scholarships. To apply for the Ohio HBPA FFA scholarships click here.
Sons and Daughters of Ohio State Racing Commission Licensees
The Ohio HBPA will offer two $1,000 scholarships for Ohio State Racing Commission licensees or sons/daughters of Ohio State Racing Commission licensees in both Northern and Southern Ohio. Those eligible for these scholarships include both backside and frontside employees at any of Ohio’s three thoroughbred tracks (Belterra Park, Mahoning Valley Race Course, Thistledown) or sons/daughters of both frontside or backside employees at any Ohio thoroughbred racetrack who are graduating from high school in 2023 and enrolling in any Ohio college either in the summer or fall of 2023. The deadline for applying is June, 30th, 2023. The application form can be found here
Due to the generosity of a former Ohio HBPA board member sons or daughters of a licensed trainer who graduate from a high school in the state of Ohio have a terrific opportunity for a full 4-year scholarship to Ohio University. Graduating seniors in 2024 will be eligible for the scholarship in the fall of 2024. Anyone eligible for and interested in this scholarship should contact Ohio HBPA executive director Dave Baser via email at [email protected] for more details.