College Scholarships

FSGA Foundation Scholars

FSGA Scholars is a scholarship program made possible by the FSGA Foundation. In the Spring each year, the FSGA Foundation selects a minimum of five golfers from the FJT's graduating class to be awarded a renewable four-year scholarship. A total of $10,000 in college scholarships will be awarded each year, resulting in $40,000 granted to each graduating class.

Application:  Word Document | PDF

 FSGA Scholars

 $40,000 per class
  • Renewable for four years
  • Up to $3,000 per year, per student
  • 5 or more scholarships awarded totaling $40,000 over four years
  • FSGA & FJT members eligible
  • Application deadline - June 1st
  • Selections made - July 15th

Past Scholars

Class of 2019
Class of 2018 
Class of 2017
Class of 2016
Class of 2015

Class of 2014

Class of 2013

Class of 2012

Class of 2011

Eligibility Requirements & Preferences

  • Florida resident and US citizen for at least one year 
  • High school senior in good standing enrolled in a Florida high school or a home education program
  • Financial Need - must clearly establish a need for financial assistance
  • Household income - less than $125,000 (number of children, number of parents, etc., are all taken into consideration)
  • GPA - minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Competed in a minimum of three FSGA or FJT tournaments
  • Proof of acceptance by a college or university
  • Enrolled in, and completes, a minimum of nine credit hours per fall and spring semesters

Criteria for Awarding Scholarships

  • Character
  • Academic Record
  • SAT & ACT scores
  • Leadership /Sportsmanship
  • Financial Need
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Community Activities / Volunteer Involvement
  • Participation in High School and Junior Golf

Payment & Student Responsibilities

Each scholarship is awarded on a two semester term (fall & spring). Payment of the scholarship is made in two installments to the college or university the student is attending. The first payment is made during the fall semester, and the second payment is made during the spring semester.

It is the responsibility of the student to provide the FSGA with the correct mailing address for the payment of the scholarship (usually the financial aid department). Email all questions and information to kyle@fsga.org.

Requirements for Scholarship Renewals

The Scholarship Committee reviews each renewal every year. A GPA of 3.0 or higher, a brief letter detailing the recent school year and additional information are used in the renewal determination process.  The brief letter (or email) should focus on two points; what was the best part of the previous school year, and what was the worst part and what did you learn.


Barry Masters Annual Scholarship (For Bay County Residents)

Granted in conjunction with the Bay Point Men's Golf Association

Scholarships Available

  • Two (2) Annual Scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 per year, renewable and available for all four years of the student's undergraduate studies
  • Preferably one male and one female recipient per year

Deadline

  • Applications Remain Open through July 15th, 2020 - But may be awarded prior - apply now!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must be Bay County Residents and US Citizens for at least one year
  • Household Income of less than $125,000
  • Must have competed on High School Golf Team
  • Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the same general criteria outlined above for the FSGA Scholars Program
  • Application - Please use the application listed above in the FSGA Scholars section 
  • Renewals - Each scholarship recipient is eligible for annual renewal of their scholarship under the conditions listed above in the FSGA Scholars Program

About Barry & Joyce Masters

Barry Masters was an avid golfer who loved the game and the character and skills that it helps develop. Barry served in the US Army with the 82nd Airborne at Ft Bragg NC and with the 101st Airborne at Ft Campbell KY. After his military service, Barry worked for the Chevron Oil Company for 35 years, retiring in 1997 as a Terminal Supervisor in Concord, California. Upon retirement, Barry and his wife Joyce moved to Bay Point in Panama City Beach.

While at Bay Point, Barry served as President of the Bay Point Golf Committee and President of the Bay Point Men’s’ Golf Association. Barry and Joyce were married for 28 years. Barry passed away in 2005 at the age of 67 and Joyce passed away in 2017.  Barry and Joyce were active supporters of junior golf and they established a perpetual scholarship program which is being jointly administered by the Bay Point Men’s Golf Association and the FSGA Foundation.


Junior Girls' Golf Scholarship Fund

Sarah E. Huneycutt Scholarship

Application & Bulletin to Post at Your Club:  Visit our website at www.JGGSF.org

Eligibility Requirements

  • Female high school seniors currently attending a Florida high school
  • Has not received a golf scholarship from any college or university
  • Must have financial need
  • Must have an interest or an association with the game of golf
  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout four years of college
  • Be of high moral and ethical standard


FSGA Foundation Club Employees and Dependents Scholarship

Application:  Word Document | PDF

Eligibility Requirements & Preferences

  • Must be an employee or a dependent of an employee of a full FSGA Member Club that uses the GHIN Handicap System (employment minimum of one year)
  • Florida resident for at least one year and a US citizen
  • GPA - minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Household income less than $125,000 (number of children, number of parents, etc. taken into consideration)
  • Financial Need - must clearly establish a need for financial assistance

Scholarship Amount

  • $500 - $2,000 per year (split among the fall and spring semesters)

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