Henry E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Golf Award Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Berks County Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  4. Must be enrolled in a school district in Berks County, Pennsylvania.
  5. Must plan to major in the Professional Golf Management Program, OR enroll in the PGA Club Professional School, OR play on a college golf team. Preference will be given to applicants in that order. Applicants planning to major in a golf field must be attending a certified institution.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who attend a high school located in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Students must plan to major in the Professional Golf Management Program, enroll in the PGA Club Professional School, or play on a college golf team; preference is given in that order.

Application requirements for the Henry E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Golf Award Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Henry E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Golf Award Fund was established in 2002 in memory of Henry by his family. Henry was a long-time professional golfer and retired head pro at Moselem Springs Golf Club. All applicants will be notified in May. Berks County Community Foundation employees, board members and/or committee members are not eligible to apply for or be nominated for a scholarship offered by Berks County Community Foundation, nor are their immediate family members. However, immediate family members are eligible to be nominated and recognized as the recipient of a scholarship, but without the financial award of the scholarship. Immediate families include spouses; children, stepchildren, grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, and their respective spouses; siblings and their spouses; and ancestors. The ineligibility period for Berks County Community Foundation board members or employees and their family members extends five years after board service or employment terminates. The ineligibility period for committee members who are not Berks County Community Foundation staff or board is in effect only during their term of service and is only related to the committee on which they make decisions.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications are available on the Berks County Community Foundation (BCCF) website. All applicants must apply via the BCCF online application. Students must create an account to access the application. As part of the application, the student will be required to submit the following materials: an essay of 250 to 500 words that describes a memorable personal experience he/she has had while playing golf; documentation from his/her college indicating acceptance into an eligible program or participation on the golf team; his/her most recent high school transcript; and contact information for a teacher or coach whoe will write a letter of recommendation on his/her behalf. The recommender will receive instructions via email for submitting the letter. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Leta Doganes
Address: 237 Court St. Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

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