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LPGA Foundation Scholarships

The LPGA Foundation administers several scholarship programs for young women who enjoy the game of golf and plan to attend college in the fall. Qualifications for all scholarships include strong academic programs, community service, and recommendations.

The LPGA Foundation’s structure also allows for the establishment of endowed scholarships in honor or in memory of individuals who made a significant difference in the world of golf.

To apply for a LPGA Foundation Scholarship please visit their website

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Cody Hayes Scholarship

In 2003, the Foundation began its scholarship program by awarding four $500 scholarships to Idaho Golf Association Juniors entering their freshmen year of college. The Cody Hayes Memorial Golf Scholarship was established through the Foundation to honor the memory of Idaho Golf Association Junior member Cody Hayes who was tragically killed as he returned home from the IGAJ State Junior Championship in Idaho Falls in August of 2002.

Hayes is remembered as a great student and all around athlete who exemplified the true spirit of sportsmanship, integrity, and honor. He was respected and admired by all who came in contact with him. It is only fitting that the Foundation names its scholarship fund after Cody to perpetuate the memory of this fine young man.


Cody Hayes Scholarship

Provided by Idaho Junior Golf Foundation

If you have questions please contact the IJGF idjrgolffoundation@gmail.com.


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Idaho Junior Golf Foundation

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The Idaho Junior Golf Foundation (IJGF) was founded in 1997 as a non-profit organization (501c3) to solicit tax deductible donations and grants to be used to promote and support junior golf throughout the State of Idaho. Now the purpose of the IJGF is to serve Idaho Junior golf by maintaining, supplementing, and augmenting charitable and educational programs.

In particular, the IJGF has partnered with Idaho’s only statewide junior golf program, the Idaho Golf Association Juniors (IGAJ) to expand the knowledge of golf to juniors through clinics, seminars and a competitive golf league. With the financial support of the IJGF, the IGAJ annually serves up to 1,000 children through its various programs. This permits the program staff the capability to coordinate championship caliber events and activities while keeping the cost down for the participants.

It is the primary objective of the IJGF to introduce golf to all youth, regardless of their financial and social challenges and to promote golf as a lifetime sport. In addition to networking with the IGAJ, the IJGF provides annual scholarships and need based assistance for youth to participate in regional, national and collegiate golf programs.

To visit the foundation’s website, please visit www.ijgf.org.


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Northwest Golf Media Association Scholarship

This scholarship is given annually to one qualified student. The intention of this scholarship is to assist the recipient in finishing their final year in college or university, and may be applied by the student toward tuition or school-related expenses. This scholarship is based upon merit. All are eligible to apply, provided they meet the stated criteria. Amount of scholarship: $2,500 Criteria

  • Student will be entering his or her senior or final year at college or university
  • Student must be majoring in communications or other appropriate field
  • Student must have demonstrated an ability in sports journalism, through published articles, press releases, scripts, or other forms of sports communication
  • Applicant must be a student at a college or university in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia)

Application requirements

  • Student must submit a cover letter, outlining their achievements in sports journalism and their career goals for the future
  • Student must submit a transcript of their collegiate accomplishments
  • Student must provide three references, whether personal or professional
  • Student must provide the name of their school or career advisor, as well as the contact information of this person

How to Apply

  • Application materials should be mailed to:
Northwest Golf Media Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
2540 NE 92nd
Seattle, WA 98115
  • Deadline for applying: April 30 of each year (for consideration of the following fall term)
  • Scholarship will be awarded on May 31 of each year
  • Additional questions should be emailed to info@nwgma.org

OTHER – Along with the scholarship, each recipient will be given the opportunity to submit future golf-related sportswriting for publication in the various outlets represented by members of the Northwest Golf Media Association.

The Northwest Golf Media Association shall exist for the purpose of promoting the best interests of the game of golf in the Pacific Northwest with the assistance of individuals in the Northwest golf media.

For More Information, Please Visit the Northwest Golf Media Assoication.

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