The WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund has announced its scholarship recipients for the 2018-19 academic year. A total of 73 young men and women joined the class of 2018; a total of 271 students from 65 Westchester area clubs and golf affiliations will receive more than one million dollars in scholarship aid this year. A full list of 2018 scholarship recipients can be found here.
Since its inception in 1962, the Fund has awarded more than 2,670 scholars who work in service to golf with $21 million in scholarships. Service to golf includes caddying, work in the golf shop, bag room, on the practice range, or grounds crew.
An eligible candidate must have served a minimum of two seasons in service to golf at a Westchester Golf Association member club, must demonstrate financial need, and must have applied to attend an institution of higher education for undergraduate study.
Applications for the 2019-20 academic year will be available here by the end of October.