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.

Davis-Putter Scholarship

Davis-Putter ScholarshipDavis-Putter Scholarship for Social & Economic Justice

According to their website, “The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity.”

URL: http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships/ or http://www.davisputter.org/ (“Apply” tab and “How to Apply” link)

Contact Info: Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 7307, New York, NY 10116-7307; email: [email protected]

Deadline: April 1

Award Amount: $10,000 (Can reapply for more than one year)

Eligibility: Undergraduate or Graduate School students who are active in movements for social and economic justice on campus and in their community. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US and there is a strong preference for applicants who plan on working in this country.

Requirements: Application, Personal Statement, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Photograph (Note: You will need to send 3 copies of everything plus one photo in a single envelope. Be sure to read the complete Instructions for Completing the Scholarship Application and the FAQs before submitting your application.)

Application Link: http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships/

Davis-Putter Scholarship