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Scholarships

The Southern California PGA Foundation’s Grants and Scholarships Program is tailored toward at-risk and underprivileged youth in the Southern California community. The SCPGA Foundation’s sole focus is to assist those in need through a variety of options focused on the game of golf. The life skills associated with the game are unmatched and the SCPGA Foundation views each activity and event as key contributions to a junior’s overall mental, physical, and social development.

Below are the available scholarships through the SCPGA Foundation for 2020. One completed applications will be accepted for all of the scholarships for which the applicant is eligible. Additional criteria may be required for specific scholarships.

About the SCPGA Foundation: The Southern California PGA Foundation’s mission is to provide all those who might
benefit, especially youth from all communities, with opportunities to acquire sustainable life skills and values obtained through
the game of golf. The Southern California PGA Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and operates as a public
foundation. The Foundation is involved in and supports the growth of the game of golf through initiatives such as
ClubsForeYouth®, Neighborhood Golf, PGA Junior League Golf, SCPGA/TGA Golf Enrichment, Drive, Chip & Putt, Special
Olympics, SCGA Junior, CIF, PGA HOPE and California Alliance for Golf, to name a few.
● Two (2) scholarships of $10,000.00 payable to the chosen college or university..
● Awarded by the Southern California PGA Foundation Board of Directors & Scholarship Committee
● Recipient determined by the SCPGA Scholarship Selection Committee.

CRITERIA: (1) Recipient must graduate high school by September 1, 2021, and enroll in an accredited two or
four-year college or university, while requiring financial aid to do so; (2) MUST have outstanding personal
character and leadership qualities. (3) Preference given to Southern California Residents & SCPGA Junior Tour
Members; (4) Must submit resume, highlighting experience and accomplishments in the game of golf;

About the Friends of Golf: Friends Of Golf (FOG) supports scholastic golfers with resources, equipment and programs so
that they can compete and excel in a sport that promotes character, integrity and fellowship. What started out as a one-day
local golf tournament, organized to raise money and equipment for boys and girls in southern California who lacked the
resources to participate competitively, has turned into a nationwide fundraising juggernaut focused on bringing golf to all youth
throughout the United States.

● Two (2) scholarships of $2,500.00 payable to the chosen college or university.
● Awarded by the SCPGA Foundation on behalf of the Friends of Golf (FOG) Board of Directors.
● Recipient determined by the SCPGA Scholarship Selection Committee and the Friends of Golf Chairman and
CEO.

CRITERIA: (1) Recipient must graduate high school by September 1, 2021, and enroll in an accredited two or
four-year college or university, while requiring financial aid to do so; (2) MUST have outstanding personal
character and leadership qualities. (3) Preference given to Southern California Residents. (4) Active participation
in golf is not mandatory, but preferred. (5) MUST provide one-page description of how you have and will
continue to be a “Friend of Golf.” (6) Must submit resume, highlighting experience and accomplishments in the
game of golf;

About the Bob McCurry: McCurry’s successful careers at Chrysler and Toyota spanned five distinct decades of the
American and international automobile industries. Within the industry, he was regarded as an innovative leader, who stayed
ahead of the competition by understanding consumer preferences and building strong personal relationships with his dealers.
The McCurry Memorial Fund was established in 2007 to award college scholarship funds to exemplary student-athletes
throughout Southern California.

● Four (4) scholarships of $1,300.00 each payable to the chosen college or university.
● Awarded by the SCPGA Foundation on behalf of the McCurry Family.
● Recipient determined by SCPGA Scholarship Selection Committee.

CRITERIA: (1) Recipients must graduate high school by September 1, 2021, and enroll in an accredited two or
four-year college or university, while requiring financial aid to do so; (2) Must have outstanding personal
character and leadership ability. (3) Participation in golf mandatory. (4) Must submit resume, highlighting
experience and accomplishments in the game of golf;

About the Young Power Food: Young Power Food brings you all kinds of high quality products from throughout the world to
help you to build a healthy lifestyle. The philosophy of the Young Power Food is quality, integrity, and convenience.

● One (1) scholarship of $500.00 payable to the chosen college or university
● Awarded by the SCPGA Foundation on behalf of Young Power Inc.
● Recipient determined by the SCPGA Scholarship Selection Committee

CRITERIA: (1) Recipient must graduate high school by September 1, 2021 and enroll in an accredited two or
four-year college or university; (2) MUST have outstanding personal character and leadership qualities; (3)
Preference given to Southern California Residents and members of the SCPGA Junior Tour; (4) Active
participation in golf mandatory (SCPGA Junior Tour); (5) Must submit resume, highlighting experience and
accomplishments in the game of golf;

Scholarship Application

All applications must be accompanied by the student’s official transcript.

Deadline for scholarship application is June 30th, 2021 by 3:30PM NO FAXED OR EMAILED applications will be accepted because they must be accompanied by an official transcript!

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Matt Gilson
SCPGA Foundation
3333 Concours Street, Bldg #2, Ste #2100
Ontario, CA 91764
951.845.4653