Moncrief Scholarship Program

Georgia’s most promising future superintendents are supported by the GSGA Foundation through the James B. “Monty” Moncrief Scholarship Program. The Moncrief Scholarships honor deserving students in the field of agronomy and turf management at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, the University of Georgia and students who work and live in Georgia, but attend an accredited program outside of the state. The scholarship is named in memory of Moncrief, a former Southeastern Green Section Director for the USGA. This program is also supported by the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association. 

The following items are necessary before an application will be considered:

  1. Completed Moncrief Scholarship Program application

  2. Essay describing your life experiences, why you should be considered for the Moncrief Scholarship and your goals in the study of turfgrass management in the golf industry

  3. Required academic information

  4. Letter of recommendation from a supervisors in the golf course maintenance department at a golf club or course; letter must be signed and include a phone number and email

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Required Academic Information:

For incoming freshman:

  • High school transcript of grades through first semester senior year*
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT) scores from high school

For current college freshman:

  • College transcript (showing a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5)*

For current college sophomores and juniors:

  • College transcripts (showing a minimum GPA of 3.0)

Deadline for the 2024-25 school year is March 1, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. All information must be received on or before the deadline to be considered for the full scholarship amount. All applications will be formally reviewed in the Spring and you will be notified if a personal interview is necessary. Photographs are not allowed to be submitted with the application. All documents, including transcripts, should be opened and attached to the application. Applications must be submitted as one complete package.

*It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure the transcript is not password protected.

Moncrief Scholarship Application

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