GCSAA Scholars Competition

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

June 01

Awarded By

Environmental Institute for Golf

Award Amount

The Mendenhall Award winner will receive $6,000. The Allan MacCurrach Award winner will receive $5,000. The Mendenhall and MacCurrach recipients also receive an all-expense paid trip to the Golf Industry Show. The Ambassador Award winner will receive $2,500 if ranked third through fifth place, or $2,000 if ranked sixth place or below. Scholar and Merit award winners receive awards ranging from $500 to $2,000. Previous recipients are eligible to re-apply if they continue to meet the eligibility requirements.


The first-place winner will be honored as the Mendenhall Award Winner. The second-place winner will be honored as the Allan MacCurrach Award Winner. One outstanding international student will receive the Ambassador Award. (If an international student is selected as the first- or second-place student overall, the Ambassador Award will go to the next highest ranked international student.) There will be additional Scholar and Merit awards given. Last year, there were 14 scholarships awarded total.

Additional Information

Applications will be reviewed by the GCSAA Scholarship Committee and all decisions will be final. Applicants will be evaluated based on academic achievement, potential to become a leading professional, employment history, extracurricular activities, the recommendation of a superintendent with whom the student has worked, and a current academic advisor. Financial need is not a factor in the selection. Each applicant will be notified by mail of his/her status by Aug. 1 in the year submitted. All scholarship award checks will be made payable to the applicant and his/her educational institution. Current members of The GCSAA Environmental Institute for Golf, The GCSAA Board of Directors, GCSAA staff members, and their families are not eligible for this program.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Enviorment Institute for Golf (EIG) website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit the following materials: transcripts from all univer ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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