Thursday, 22 February 2024 13:10

Racing Museum Offering Scholarship

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is accepting applications for the 2024 Rodion Cantacuzene Scholarship, an annual award recognizing young leaders and volunteers. The $1,000 scholarship will be presented in May to a high school senior from Saratoga County who has demonstrated a record of academic excellence and exemplary service to the community, along with a strong interest in pursuing future studies in history and/or the arts.

Students interested in applying for the scholarship are asked to submit an essay of no more than 750 words detailing their community service and its rewarding aspects. Applicants should also describe how the subjects of art and/or history have influenced their educational pursuits. 

Application forms can be found at school guidance offices or downloaded from the Museum’s website. The application and essay should be submitted to the museum at 191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866. The materials may also be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or submitted in person at the Museum during business hours.    

Questions pertaining to the scholarship should be directed to Matt Reichel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (518) 584-0400 ext. 118. The entry deadline is April 12.

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