How To Apply

See below for more information – including eligibility requirements and how to access the online application

Applications for the 2025-26 Academic Year are now open.

Click the Access the Application Portal button.

Access the Application Here!

Who can apply?

Caddies and golf operations staff from GAP-affiliated clubs – as long as your parents are not members of a private club

Rising high school seniors and those currently enrolled in college full-time

What are the eligibility requirements?

A grade point average of at least 2.5

Be enrolled (or plan to be enrolled) as a full-time, degree-seeking student at an accredited college or university for the 2024-25 academic year

Complete the FAFSA and have demonstrated financial need

A strong record as a caddie or golf operations staff member

Caddies must complete 30+ loops this season – and each season you receive the scholarship

Golf Operations  must work 200+ hours this season – and each season you receive the scholarship

What golf operations positions are eligible?

Those working in the bag room, cart management, pro shop, or on the driving range are eligible.

Are applicants guaranteed a scholarship?

Applicants whose parents are members of a private club are not eligible to apply. Scholarships are intended to cover unmet financial need.  Applicants who submit their materials on time and have unmet financial need are likely to receive a scholarship.

How much are the scholarships?

Caddie Scholars receive between $1,000 – 10,000 per academic year

Golf Operations Scholars receive between $1,000 – 5,000 per academic year

What is the timeline for applications?

→ July 1 — Applications Open

Step 1: Complete the Online Application
Click on the Access the Application Portal button

Step 2: Submit Supporting Documents
– Application Letter
– Parent Tax Returns for the last 2 years
– Photo (headshot)

Step 3: Supervisor Reference
At the end of the season, your Caddie Manager/Supervisor will need to complete an online reference

→ October 1: FAFSA Opens
→ December 31: All of your supporting documents should be uploaded

Step 4: Upload Financial Aid Documents
– FAFSA Submission Summary
– Financial Aid Offer from your college or university

→ April 15: All of your Financial Aid documents should be uploaded
→ May: New Scholars are selected
→ June: Awards are announced