Youth Golf Scholarships for Our Members

Prepare your child for the future when you join The North Florida Junior Golf Foundation in Jacksonville, Florida. At our organization, we offer a special golfing scholarship for our members. These youth golf scholarships give your child a chance at a brighter future in the sport.

The North Florida Junior Golf Foundation is proud to offer academic scholarships through the NFJG Foundation Scholarship Program. All current and past members who are enrolled or plan to enroll as a full time student in an accredited college or university are encouraged to apply. For more information, please view our list of guidelines and previous winners.

The purpose of the NFJG Scholarship Program is to encourage and promote the attainment of high education goals for Foundation members who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement during school or college.

Eligibility

Applicants for the NFJG Scholarship Program must be current members (or past members currently in college) of the NFJG.  Applicants must have completed (or plan to complete) high school prior to August 1 of the enrollment year and must be enrolled (or planning to enroll) as a full time student. A full time student is defined as one who is taking 12 or more hours in a course of study leading to a traditional associate (2 year) or baccalaureate (4 year) degree at an accredited college or university located within the United States, or considered a full-time student by his/her respective institution

Scholarships

The NFJG Scholarship Program is designed to award one to four year scholarships. The awards are:

  • The Foundation Four-Year Awards are renewed annually for up to four consecutive years. Total award amount received is $8,000.00
  • Northern Chapter, North Florida PGA Scholarship – $2,000.00 for one year.
  • Other scholarships approved by the Board of Directors

Selection of Winners

Scholarship recipients will be selected on the following competitive basis by using a combination of criteria on class level:

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Performance – includes high school/college grades, G.P.A. and/or ACT/SAT scores.
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Your Personal Statement
  • Applicant Interview
  •  NFJG TOUR Activity
  • Community Involvement

Extracurricular activities and “Your Personal Statement” will help the Committee further evaluate the candidate’s interests and abilities. Contributions to the community may be demonstrated by involvement in local clubs and organizations/associations. Extracurricular activities should be documented by type and years involved.

Announcement of Winners

Successful applicants will be announced at the annual Awards Banquet (August) at TPC Sawgrass.

For more information about applying for a Scholarship, please contact our Scholarship Chairman, Jack Aschenbach, at jackaschenbach@pga.com or (904) 868-9535.

Contact us today to learn about the application process for our golfing scholarship. Our youth golf scholarships are available to members throughout Jacksonville, Florida.