Moncrief Scholarship Application Requirements

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

  1. Completed Moncrief Scholarship Program Application (2 pages)
  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 (see below)
  4. Letter of recommendation from a supervisor in the golf course maintenance department at a golf club or course. Letter must be signed and include a phone number and email.

Required Academic Information:

For incoming freshmen:

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

For current college freshmen:

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

For current college sophomores and juniors:

  1. College transcripts (showing a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0) *

Deadline for the 2023-24 school year is 3:00 p.m. on March 1, 2023. Applications can be submitted starting January 1, 2023. All information must be received on or before the deadline. 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 submited as one complete package.

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


The Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) is the governing body of golf in Georgia and serves as an Allied Golf Association to the United States Golf Association (USGA). Membership in the GSGA is open to all golfers, facilities and golf clubs throughout the state. Golfers that join the GSGA have access to invaluable resources that allow them to advance their knowledge of the game and numerous opportunities to play in both competitive and fun, casual events. By becoming a member of the GSGA, you will be joining a community that includes more than 350 clubs and 80,000 golfers who all have one thing in common: a passion for the game of golf.