Washington Scholarship for the Arts, the Horse and a Whole Lot More!

Scholarship Description

To be eligible:

Must be currently enrolled or will be enrolling in a recognized art program within the current calendar year.
GPA may be submitted; however, the scholarship will be awarded based on creativity and not with a focus on GPA. 
Supporting materials include:

Describe, in whatever medium you choose, the creative journey that has led you to submit this application. You may submit this description in written, oral or an art media form of your choice (JPEG, audio, YouTube video, etc.).

If you choose to submit a media file, please upload to or any other video-sharing website, copy and post link in the ‘Student Essay Questions’ portion of the application process.

Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
Current, official transcript (optional)
Statement of annual household income or Student Aid Report (from FAFSA). Preference may be given to applicants based on financial need.
Financial aid award letter(s) or other scholarship awards (if applicable)

Applicants apply online. Applications will be reviewed by The Race For Education Selection Committee. Finalists may be contacted for a personal interview. Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Equine Art Committee. Inquiries about the scholarships may be directed to The Race For Education at (859) 252-8648 or

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award:

Max Award: 2,500

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization The Race for Education
1818 Versailles Road
Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Person:

Phone: (859) 252-8648

Fax: (859) 252-8030