Scholarships for Women Who Golf

LPGALPGA Scholarships

According to their website: “The LPGA Foundation supports women and young people through programs and initiatives aimed at empowering them through the game of golf. Since its founding, The LPGA Foundation has touched more than 100,000 lives through various scholarship and financial assistance programs, along with its flagship junior golf program, LPGA-USGA Girls Golf.”

If you’d like to help support the LPGA Foundation’s mission and scholarship programs, you can donate here: https://www.girlsgolf.org/donate-foundation

The Dinah Shore Scholarship

http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/dinahshore or http://www.lpgafoundation.org/ (“Scholarships” Link)

Contact Info: The Dinah Shore Scholarship, The LPGA Foundation, 100 International Golf Drive, Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1082; phone: 386.274.6200; email: [email protected]

Deadline: May 15

Award Amount: $5,000 (1 Awarded)

Eligibility: Female high school student who played golf in high school and is pursuing a college education, but will not be playing collegiate golf. Must be a US citizen or legal resident, planning to attend college full-time, and have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Applicant must have played in a minimum of 50% of a high school golf team’s scheduled events or have played golf “regularly” for the past two years.

Requirements: Online Application, Official High School Transcript, Essay, and 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Link: http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/dinahshore

The Marilynn Smith Scholarship

http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/marilynnsmith or http://www.lpgafoundation.org/ (“Scholarships” Link)

Contact Info: The Marilynn Smith Scholarship, The LPGA Foundation, 100 International Golf Drive, Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1082; phone: 386.274.6200; email: [email protected]

Deadline: May 15

Award Amount: $5,000 (10 Awarded)

Eligibility: Female high school students who have played golf in high school or in organized junior golf programs, and are planning to play competitive golf in college. Must be a US citizen or legal resident, planning to attend college full-time, and have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Applicant must have played in a minimum of 50% of a high school golf team’s scheduled events or have played competitive junior golf “regularly” for the past two years.

Requirements: Online Application, Official High School Transcript, Essay, and 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Link: http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/marilynnsmith

LPGA Golf Scholarship for Minority Women

LPGALPGA Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship

According to the LPGA Foundation’s website:

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 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. One $1,250 scholarship will be awarded in 2014.

http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/phyllismeekins or http://www.lpgafoundation.org/home (“Scholarships” link)

Contact Info: The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship, The LPGA Foundation, 100 International Golf Drive, Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1082; phone: 386.274.6200; email: [email protected]

Deadline: May 15

Award Amount: $1,250 (1 Awarded)

Eligibility: Female high school student from a recognized minority background (African-American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic) who will be playing golf at the collegiate level. Must be a US citizen or legal resident, planning to attend college full-time, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must have a background in golf and plan to play competitive golf at college.

Requirements: Online Application, Official High School Transcript, Essay, and 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Link: http://www.lpgafoundation.org/scholarships/phyllismeekins

Don’t qualify? Don’t worry. The LPGA Foundation has other scholarships available for women who golf. Check their website link above for more information.