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Family Scholarships

PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Program aka PGA Family Scholarship Academic Scholarships for College

The PGA Financial Assistance Fund was established in 1986 and provides college scholarships to children and grandchildren of PGA Members based on evidence of academic achievement during high school or college. Since its inception, the PGA of America has awarded over 3,000 scholarships totaling $7,595,500. For more information about this program please visit: https://resources.pga.org/member-benefits/scholarship-programs/.


Bill Deck-Fred Funk MAPGA Family Scholarship

The Bill Deck-Fred Funk MAPGA Family scholarship is available to children and grandchildren of MAPGA members. Individuals who applied for but did not receive a National PGA Family Scholarship are eligible to apply. Up to $5000 is awarded annually to one or more eligible students who apply for this MAPGA scholarship. If you have any questions please contact MAPGA Membership Director, Kristine Alonso at kalonso@pgahq.com.


AHEAD APA Scholarships

AHEAD MAPGA-APA Associate Scholarship Eligibility Guidelines

A-6, A-8 members and associates already in the Middle Atlantic Section (MAPGA) must meet the following requirements:

1)  Must be a registered member of the MAPGA Assistant Professional Association (APA) no later than July 1st

2)  Must participate in at least two (2) of the following by December 31st

  • APA Tournament
  • APA Education Seminar
  • APA Meeting
  • Section or Chapter Membership Meeting
  • Section specific education seminars (MAPGA Teaching Summit, those adjacent to Section meetings)

Associates who transfer into or become a newly registered associate in the Middle Atlantic Section after May 15th must meet the obligations listed above, except the deadline to register for APA membership is extended to September 1st.

Associates who transfer into the MAPGA or become newly registered after the September 1st deadline are not eligible for the AHEAD MAPGA-APA Associate Scholarship during that calendar year.