PGA of America

Scholarship FAQs

Questions About the Scholarship Application Process?

We’re here to help!  Here’s a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the PGA Financial Assistance Fund.  If you have any additional questions, please contact us directly.

What is the PGA Financial Assistance Fund?

How do I apply?

Who can apply?

Do I have to play golf to be eligible for a scholarship?

What is the scholarship amount(s)?

Can I use the scholarship money for a trade school?

How are the scholarship dollars disbursed?

Do I have to submit an essay or personal references?

What are “supporting documents”?

What does it mean “official” school transcript?

How many scholarships are awarded?

How is it decided which student gets a scholarship?

When and how will I know if I am selected to receive a scholarship?

What happens to the scholarship money if I leave school after the fall semester?

I am planning to attend graduate school. Can I apply for the PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship?

Do I have to apply every year?

Can I receive a scholarship every year while I am in college?

Why do I have to submit a photo?

I have applied for a scholarship before and didn’t receive one. Should I still apply?

When should I submit my school transcript?

I’m a college student. Do I have to get my SAT and/or ACT scores sent to the PGA?