PGA of America

PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Program

Academic Scholarship for College

2022-2023

The PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship application for the 2022-2023 school year will be available Friday, December 17, 2021. Students must have at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA, unweighted. Be a child or grandchild of a PGA Member in good standing.

How to Apply in 2022-2023

The PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship application for the 2022-2023 school year will be available Friday, December 17, 2021.  You can access the application by clicking this link

**Scholarship Eligibility Requirements **

Students must have at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA (unweighted) and be a child or grandchild of a PGA Member in good standing. 

Evaluation Criteria 

  • High school students will be evaluated on the following ranking percentages:

    • 60% Cumulative
    • GPA-20%
    • Resume-20%
    • Extracurricular Activities*
  • Current college students will be evaluated on the following ranking percentages:

    • 60% Cumulative
    • GPA-20%
    • Resume-20%
    • Extracurricular Activities*

\Activities include sports, student government, employment, arts, hobbies, and educational clubs.*

New This Year

  • An electronic resume will also be included as part of the scholarship application. The resume will prompt the student to enter their community service, volunteer activities, and work/internship experience. The resume component will provide a better representation of a well-rounded student and their community involvement.
  • ACT test scores and the SAT test scores aren’t a requirement to apply. The high school students who choose to provide their test scores will be able to upload them with their application.

Monitoring Your Application Progress

Scholarship applicants will be able to monitor their progress through the application process by using their login information found at this link

Important Dates

  • December 17, 2021 – Scholarship application is open
  • April 8, 2022 – Deadline for submitting Application and Supporting Documents
  • June 2022 - Notification of Selection Results
  • July 2022 - Funds Disbursed
  • August 2022 - Deadline date for photo submission
  • November 2022 - PGA Magazine and PGA Magazine digital version will highlight the PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship.

Additional Support

The applicant can contact our partners at International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS) through the login page found at this link. Support will be available to the applicants via email, chat online, phone or use of the online contact form. 

  • About the PGA Financial Assistance Fund: The PGA Financial Assistance Fund was established in 1986 and provides college scholarships to the children and grandchildren of PGA Members based on evidence of academic achievement during high school or college. All funding for the scholarships comes from contributions made by the PGA Members. Since its inception, the PGA of America has awarded close to 4,000 scholarships totaling $8,397,500. For the 2021-22 school year, 188 students were awarded academic scholarships totaling $406,000.