Golf Central, NY (August 1, 2019) — The WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund has announced its newest class of scholars for the 2019-20 academic year to include 198 returning scholars and 74 new scholarship recipients. The 272 caddie scholars will receive $1,050,000 in scholarship aid for the upcoming year. These students represent 63 clubs, courses, and associations from Westchester and the eight surrounding counties, including Fairfield, Connecticut.
A full list of 2019 scholarship recipients can be found here.
About the WGACSF
Since its inception in 1956, the Fund has awarded more than 2,670 scholars who work in service to golf with $21 million in scholarships. Service to golf includes caddieing, 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 participating golf club or course, must demonstrate financial need, and must have applied to attend an institution of higher education for undergraduate study.
Applications for the 2020-21 academic year will be available August 1 at caddiescholarship.org.