Scholarships & Grants

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First Tee National Academies & Scholarships

First Tee program doesn’t just get kids on the course; it offers exciting opportunities for growth. With the help of First Tee national corporate partners, more advanced participants can apply to attend these golf and leadership events. These events often become life-changing experiences. Youth meet new people, play golf, achieve greatness, and show our Nine Core Values in action.

We are pleased to announce the schedule of participant opportunities conducted by the home office. As one of the leading chapters in the network, it has been a great honor of ours to have many of our participants here in Seattle selected for these opportunities. And we hope YOU are the next one to be selected!

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YOC College Scholarship

Since the inception of the scholarship program in 2008, Youth on Course has awarded more than two million dollars total to 262 students for higher education. To qualify, youth must be enrolled as a full-time senior in high school, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have been accepted at a four-year college/university and be a Youth on Course member. All applicants must prove financial need and merit.

Eligibility

You must be a high school senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a member of Youth on Course. You may sign up here.
Scholarships are need and merit-based.
You must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college/university the same year the scholarship is awarded.

The Process

Youth on Course members must apply by Monday, January 17th at 11:59pm PST. Once applications close, a review process will begin and applicants will be notified in March if they need to schedule an interview. After interviews close, a final review process will take place and the 2020 Youth on Course scholarship recipients will be notified.

Deadline: Monday, January 17th, 2022

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LPGA Dinah Shore Scholarship

The Dinah Shore Scholarship was established in 1994 by The LPGA Foundation to honor the late Dinah Shore, a graduate of Vanderbilt University, a Hollywood entertainer, and an honorary member of the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame.

The Dinah Shore Scholarship receives tremendous support from Kraft Foods, Inc., the Fund’s largest corporate donor, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship, one of the LPGA Tour’s four major championships.

The Dinah Shore Scholarship is granted annually to a female high school senior who is pursuing a college education, but will not be playing collegiate golf. One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded in 2022. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2022.

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2022 Scholarship available now. Click HERE to Apply!

LPGA Marilynn Smith Scholarship

The Marilynn Smith Scholarship is granted annually through The LPGA Foundation and the Marilynn Smith Scholarship Fund. Established in 1999 by Marilynn with the proceeds of a golf tournament she organized, the objective of the Marilynn Smith Scholarship is to provide a scholarship to a female high school senior who has played golf in high school or in her community and is planning to play golf at an accredited college or university in the United States. Five $5,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2022. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2021.

The Marilynn Smith Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors who will be playing golf at the collegiate level.

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2022 Scholarship available now. Click HERE to Apply!

LPGA Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship

The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is granted annually through The LPGA Foundation and the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship Fund. Established in 2006, the objective of the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is to provide a need-based scholarship to a female high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be pursuing a full-time course of study and playing collegiate golf at an accredited college or university in the United States.

The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is a need-based award granted to a high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be playing golf at the collegiate level. Qualifications for all scholarships include strong academic programs, community service and recommendations. Two $5,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2022.  Deadline to apply is January 31, 2022.

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2022 Scholarship available now. Click HERE to Apply!

More Scholarships & Grants

Bill Dickey Scholarship Association

Deadline: May

The Bill Dickey Scholarship Association’s (BDSA) goal is to introduce young people of color to the game of golf and to provide financial assistance to college-bound students. Each year, the BDSA offers up to $14,000 to help graduating high school seniors finance four years of undergraduate studies at an accredited American university of their choice. Qualified applicants must have participated in golf, have U.S. citizenship, exhibit financial need, be actively involved in community service, demonstrate leadership potential, maintain good academic achievement, and have strong golfing abilities.

Contact

Bill Dickey Scholarship Association
1301 East Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 258-7851
[email protected]

Scholarship Link


The Sara Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2022

The Sara Scholarship was established in 2012 as part of the final will of Sara Sheehan, who passed away in 2011. The award, funded through the Henry & Sara Sheehan foundation, is granted annually to female high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree and who demonstrate academic achievement, excellence of character, financial need and active engagement with the sport of golf. Skill in playing golf is not a criterion.

The Sara Scholarship awards $2000 per year to be applied towards tuition, books, board and other expenses.

A minimum of eleven $2000 scholarships will be awarded in 2022. The grant is eligible for renewal throughout the applicant’s undergraduate college career up to four years, for a total amount of $8000.

Contact

The Sara Scholarship
310 North Kensington Avenue
LaGrange Park, IL 60526


Scholarship Link


Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2022

Promoting the legacy of a champion amateur golfer, esteemed golf course architect, and innovative turf grass expert, the Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship provides $750 to four outstanding amateur college golfers who are currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Qualified candidates must be pursuing a career in landscape design, golf course architecture, turf grass management, golf management, or sports journalism with an emphasis in golf.

Contact

Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship
24 Sandstone Drive
Rochester, NY 14616
(585) 663-6120
[email protected]

Scholarship Link


Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: March

Since its inception 51 years ago, the Women’s Western Golf Foundation has awarded several scholarships for $8,000 annually for female graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college in the United States. Qualified candidates must show financial need, be actively involved in the sport of golf, carry a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, have U.S. citizenship, and write a 200-word personal statement describing their passion for playing golf.

Contact

Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarships
393 Ramsay Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
[email protected]

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