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2021 Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Scholarships

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The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation is a non-profit organization founded to support the Northern Ohio community, with a focus on junior golf, education and scholarships, and charities in the area. The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation falls under the direction of the Northern Ohio PGA, a non-profit organization comprised of over 370 men and women PGA Professionals serving as experts in business and the game of golf.

About the NOPGA Section Foundation Scholarship

This is the first year that that the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation is going to award a local student with a $10,000 scholarship to assist with their college education. The student selected to receive the $10,000 scholarship will receive it in $2,500 increments annually over the course of four years. In order to receive funding each year, additional paperwork including a copy of the student's transcript must be submitted to the NOPGA Section Foundation to ensure the student is performing at an acceptable level.

Scholarship Purpose/Applicant Eligibility

The purpose of the NOPGA Section Foundation Scholarship is to encourage and promote the attainment of higher education goals among Northern Ohio students.

Eligible applicants must be high school seniors who are currently:

A permanent resident of Northern Ohio
A past or current member of a golf organization (NOPGA Junior Tour, Drive Chip & Putt, PGA Junior League, High School Golf Team, Ohio Girls Golf Foundation, etc.)
Hold a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale)
Plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college or university in the United States

Along with the application, the applicant must submit the following information:

A copy of his/her most recent transcript
A personal statement
2 letters of recommendation
Financial Information

Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2021

For more information, email Danielle Nicholson at or call the Section Office at (216) 765-1214!