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Finkelson Scholarship Apps Available

Published: March 23, 2017 11:02 am ET

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The Florida chapter of the United States Harness Racing Writers Association has announced that the chapter is now accepting applications for its 2017 Allen J. Finkelson Scholarship Awards.

The scholarship fund was established in memory of Hall of Famer Allen J. Finkelson, the former vice president of public relations at Pompano Park and longtime chairman of the board of the national USHWA organization.

Preference for these scholarship awards will be given to a student majoring in journalism, communications or veterinarian-related studies. On average, there have been up to $3,000 awarded annually in scholarship money.

Applicants must be a resident of the state of Florida and currently accepted or enrolled in a fully accredited college or university in the United States. Criteria for selection include community service, academic achievement, and leadership.

Applicants must have demonstrated scholastic ability with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.8 and show evidence of community service and leadership through certificates, awards and/or letters of commendation.

Fully completed applications must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2017, for consideration of a June 2017 award. Recipients may reapply annually for a maximum of four years.

Applications should be submitted/addressed to the Florida Chapter USHWA, Scholarship Committee, 3508 Sahara Springs Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33068.

For more information or to receive an application on the internet, contact via email to Thomas H. Hicks at [email protected] or Steven Wolf at [email protected].

(USHWA)


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