PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship

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PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Program

Graduating high school seniors and college students who are the children or grandchildren of PGA members are invited to apply online to be considered for financial support for college through the PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Program.

The scholarship program is an academic based scholarship program that takes into account the following depending on the class level of the student:

High School Graduating Senior
- High School Cumulative Grade Point Average – must be at least 3.4 (60% of the scholarship weighting scale). This number is to be an unweighted GPA based on a 4.0 scale.
- ACT and/or SAT test scores (30% of the scholarship weighting scale)
- Extracurricular activities in high school such as sports, clubs, student government, community service, part time employment, etc. (10% of the scholarship weighting scale).

Current College Student (has not reached their senior year in college)
- College Cumulative Grade Point Average – must be at least 3.4 (60% of the scholarship weighting scale). This number is to be an unweighted GPA based on a 4.0 scale.
- Most recently completed college semester or quarter GPA (30% of the scholarship weighting scale)
- Extracurricular activities in college such as sports, clubs, student government, community service, part time employment, etc. (10% of the scholarship weighting scale)

In addition, financial need will be taken into consideration. If applying for financial need, the applicant must also submit the Expected Family Contribution score from your Student Aid Report, along with his/her transcript and application. The number of scholarships earned will be limited to two scholarships over four years of undergraduate college attendance.

The application process is live online between November 16, 2015 and March 1, 2016. The deadline date for submitting the online application is March 1, 2016. The applicant will have until March 18, 2016 to submit their transcript, scores and supporting documents. The applicant must enter the students Social Security number and the PGA affiliated parent or grandparents PGA ID number to gain access to the application.

All application materials (including transcripts, test scores, EFC scores, etc.) must be IN HAND at PGA Headquarters by March 18, 2016. Postmarked materials will not be accepted past the deadline.


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