The First Tee Scholars Program

The First Tee ScholarsThe Scholars Program is a distinction awarded to junior golfers of The First Tee who excel in academics, leadership, character development, and chapter and community involvement.

Congratulations to the 79 junior golfers designated to The First Tee Scholars - Class of 2015-2016.

Since 2003, more than $1 million in college scholarships have been awarded to teen participants of The First Tee.

Application Process for Junior Golfers

Applications are accepted once per year from seniors in high school who meet the minimum requirements.They are scored by an independent committee with representation from the following areas: Post-secondary educational consultant, high school guidance counselor, philanthropists, USGA executive committee member, educator, chapter board member, and chapter executive director. 

Please contact your chapter for application information.

Opportunities for Scholars

In order to be eligible for The First Tee Named Scholarships, the participant must first apply for The First Tee Scholars Program.  The deadline for The First Tee Scholars Program has passed for 2016.

Named Scholarships: Accepted Scholars are eligible for scholarship opportunities. Named Scholarships are funds received either in honor or memory of someone, or have been donated by individuals or corporations.  Most of these scholarships are worth $2,500 per year and are renewable for four years ($10,000 total) assuming the student continues to meet the schoolís criteria for merit scholarships.  The funds are paid directly to the institution of the recipientís choice. Learn More Ľ

Home Office Contact

Lana Hult 
Manager, Participant Opportunities & Logistics 
(904) 940-4338
[email protected]