Yates Scholarship Application Requirements

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

  1. Completed Yates Scholarship Program application including two essays
  2. Required academic information (see below)
  3. Two letters of recommendation from supervisors at the GSGA Member Club(s) where applicant and/or parent is employed

Required Academic Information

*(NOTE: Students already in college do not need to fill out the Principal’s Report.)

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
  3. Principal's Report (filled out by principal, counselor, or other designee of school principal and returned to applicant to upload to the application) (DOWNLOAD)

For current college freshmen:

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

For college sophomores and juniors:

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

Deadline for the 2020-21 school year is 3:00 p.m. on March 1, 2020. 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 should be submitted as one complete package.

Join GSGA

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 75,000 golfers who all have one thing in common: a passion for the game of golf.