The Women's Southern Golf Association has
established a scholarship fund to assist deserving female golfers residing
in the 15 southern states and the District of Columbia to obtain four years
of higher education. The WSGA Scholarship was first awarded in 1971 to
Hollis Stacy to assist in going to the USGA Junior Championship. In 1973,
the first actual scholarship award was to Martha Jones of Decatur, Alabama
This year a scholarship of $3,500 will be
available along with a commitment of $3,500 for each of the three succeeding
years of undergraduate school, not to exceed a total of four years. Renewal
of the scholarship will be subject to an annual review of the recipient's
performance, interest and need. The recipient must maintain a cumulative 3.0
grade average out of 4.0. This is
not an athletic scholarship, rather it is an academic scholarship awarded to
a graduating high school senior who is interested in golf. Current awards are to four
young women annually (one added each year as
The scholarship program will be administered by
the members of the WSGA Scholarship Committee. The decision of the
Scholarship Committee will be based on the submitted data and personal
interview. The amount of the scholarship
will be paid directly to the accredited college of the applicant's choice,
one-half to be paid at the beginning of the first semester and the remainder
to be paid upon notice that the applicant has met the minimum required grade
point average and has been accepted for the next semester.
ELIGIBILITY: Candidate must be
1. A citizen of the United States.
2. A female high school graduating senior who
one of the 15 southern states or the District of Columbia and plays golf or
has an interest in golf.
3. A graduate of an accredited secondary school
where she has shown evidence of academic excellence, good citizenship and
4. In need of financial assistance to pursue an
undergraduate education in an accredited institution of learning.
1. Fill out application completely. Please type
2. Include letters of recommendation from two
members of your high school staff.
3. Include your SAT scores, Math and Verbal, and/or ACT
4. Include your high school transcript.
5. Include a head shot photograph of yourself.
6. Include a signed financial statement by parent or
7. The application and all pertinent data must
be mailed by May 1, 2013 to:
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