The Maine Golf Scholarship Fund is a charitable and educational trust, providing undergraduate scholarships for needy and deserving students who have shown an active interest in golf. Applications for the Maine Golf Scholarship Fund are open to Maine residents only. Please read on for important information about the application process.
Do not re-apply. All renewal information forms will be sent to you if you remain eligible to receive the scholarship. Make sure we have your permanent mailing address and email address on file. The form will prompt you to submit your transcripts or grade reports along with a request as to where to send the funds for the next year (if applicable).
There is no nomination process for the Maine Golf Scholarship. All interested students are invited to apply, bearing in mind the criteria of good character, golf participation, academic performance, and financial need.
Financial need is determined based on the Student Aid Report (SAR) generated by your completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Maine Golf Scholarship application requires candidates to submit a copy of their SAR (not the full FAFSA application). More specifically, we need a single page from the SAR that shows the student’s name and the EFC (expected family contribution) number on it. Click here for a helpful guide to making your FAFSA application.
Academic performance is scored based on official transcripts, so don’t forget to have them sent to the Maine Golf before the application deadline.
The Maine Golf Scholarship Fund is a charitable and educational trust, providing undergraduate scholarships for needy and deserving students.
The Scholarship Committee reviews its criteria on a regular basis to ensure that the selection process is as objective as possible. The current criteria for the Maine Golf Scholarship are as follows:
- A candidate shall have shown an active interest in golf (i.e. participating as a player, as a caddie, and/or employed by a golf course pro shop or maintenance crew).
- Candidates must establish their need for financial assistance to attend college.
- Candidates must be graduates or prospective graduates of an accredited secondary school, and legal residents of the state of Maine.
- Candidates must be outstanding in character, integrity, and leadership as provided by participation in extra-curricular, civic and/or community activities.