SWDGA Girls Scholarship

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SWDGA

Syracuse women’s district golf assocation

INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS, PARENTS, GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, COACHES AND ATHLETIC DIRECTORS

The purpose of this scholarship is to aid young women who are active participants in golf and who are in need of financial assistance.

A candidate is expected to have an acceptable scholastic record, active participation in golf and financial need. Other important considerations in the selection process are character of the candidate and motivation for a higher education. The closing date for receiving the completed application is May 2nd of current calendar year. The recipient will be announced in late May or early June after interviews with the candidates.

 

The committee MUST receive ALL of the following by May 2nd , of the current calendar year:

 

1. A secondary school transcript including scores from SAT tests and/or ACT tests.

 

2. A student activity sheet.

 

3. Two letters of recommendation from persons who are not relatives. These letters must be mailed directly to the committee. It is suggested that these letters be from professionals such as teachers, clergymen, coach, school counselor...

 

4. A brief essay outlining your participation in golf and future goals.

 

The SWDGA award winner will be expected to contribute toward their education from sources listed on the application. She will also be expected to maintain a satisfactory scholastic record (maintain a GPA of 2.0 or above) and to conduct herself as a responsible citizen.

 

A $3,000 award over 4 years will be given to the winner, payable by $750 per school year, not to exceed four years, as long as the recipient remains in good standing. (Recipient may take off one semester IF she is in good standing academically. She must notify the SWDGA Treasurer of her intentions and her academic status).

 

NO APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED UNLESS ALL MATERIALS ARE RECEIVED BY MAY 2nd of the current calendar year.

 

Please send all applications and correspondence to:

Thelma Taylor

218 Euclid Drive

Fayetteville, NY  13066

 

Please Click Here for Application

Congratulations to the 2016 SWDGA Scholarship winners.

Clare Donovan (right)—Winner

Olivia Dowdle (left)—Runner up