Go Kart Racing Scholarships
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The elusive scholarship funds. You frequently hear about them, typically in the academia world, but unless you have ever received one, they appear to be one of those too good to be true things. “You mean somebody’s going to hand me money for nothin’ so I can go racin’?” Well, not exactly. But believe it […]
Exactly where will be the advisable place to start? Start by studying What’s In Your Backyard?
With that said, many scholarship grants may be available right in your own backyard and acquiring one may be as easy as completing an application and saying “please”. And just like many other scholarships and grants, racing scholarships are certainly not likely to pay all your racing costs from first day in a race car (or racing kart) to growing into the next Formula 1 World Champion, however they can help offset most of your racing expenses. So, taking into account that a scholarship can be pretty much “free” money, it is well worth a small amount of your time and effort to determine if there may be a program that may benefit you.
Just like many Professional drivers race around and round in circles without ever seeing that checkered flag, the same may occur as part of your quest for a racing scholarship. However, the opportunities are undoubtedly at hand if you continue to keep searching, plus it’s merely one aspect of the entire race-funding picture. To start, do a Google search for local go kart racing tracks or schools that advertise scholarships for racing go karts.
In the next couple of articles we’ll be covering some of the more well-known national scholarship programs, along with a few local ones. You’ll also want to do your homework on your own around your local track, racing series, race sanctioning organization or association to see just what “local” opportunities could very well exist. You never know what may be right under your nose until you start checking around.
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