The WGAM Junior Scholarship Fund, Inc. was organized in 1985 for the sole purpose of providing scholarship aid to deserving junior golfers who have participated in the WGAM Junior Golf Tournament Program. It is a federal income-tax-exempt organization as determined by the Internal Revenue Service. The Women’s Golf Association of Massachusetts, Inc. and the WGAM Junior Scholarship Fund, Inc. are two separate and distinct organizations. In order to apply to become a WGAM Junior Scholar, an applicant must fall within one of the following categories: High School Senior, WGAM member, daughter or granddaughter of a WGAM member or any girl with an interest in golf. The selection criteria include:
- Character and personality
- High school academic performance and record
- Leadership qualities
- Community/civic involvement
The WGAM Junior Scholarship Selection Committee will conduct personal interviews with all applicants. The applicant’s relative financial position determines only the size of the monetary award, if any, not whether the applicant is selected as a WGAM Junior Scholar.
WGAM Office William F. Connell Golf House 300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard Norton, MA 02766 phone: 774-430-9010
Contributions to the Scholarship Fund are income tax deductible and may be made payable and mailed to:
WGAM Junior Scholarship Fund, Inc. c/o Women’s Golf Association of Massachusetts, Inc. William F. Connell Golf House 300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard Norton, MA 02766
The Gerry Baker Scholarship is available to young women of any age who reside in the following Massachusetts Counties:
- Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire & Worcester
- and is or will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning and has shown an interest in golf.
- Application for 2017 WGAM Junior Scholarship
- Baker Scholarship application will be available soon.