WGAM Junior Scholarship Fund

The WGAM Junior Scholarship Fund, Inc. was organized in 1985 for the sole purpose of providing scholarship aid to deserving WGAM junior golfers. It is a federally 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.

The deadline to send in the 2017 Application is  May 8, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

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For more information on this scholarship, visit our junior scholarship section.

The Gerry Baker Scholarship

Gerry Baker was an active and proud member of the Taconic Golf Club and the Women’s Golf Association of Massachusetts. A Bennington, Vermont resident, Mrs. Baker won her club championship well over a dozen times and hosted an invitational at her club that drew golfers from clubs located throughout the state. She traversed the state to play in invitationals hosted by her many friends and in numerous WGAM events, regardless of the distance. A winner of a Spring Team Cup with her friends, she wore her pin every time she played golf. Gerry Baker remains well known for her support of women’s golf, particularly for those living in the western half of the state.

ELIGIBILITY: The Gerry Baker Scholarship shall be awarded to a female of any age who is a resident of the Massachusetts counties of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester, is or will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning, and has shown an interest in golf. The scholarship shall be in an amount up to $ 1,000.00 and is renewable upon subsequent application.

CRITERIA: The scholarship shall be awarded primarily on the basis of academic achievement and interest in golf. Extra-curricular activities, community service, and financial need shall also be taken into consideration.

For more information on this scholarship, contact the WGAM at 774-430-9010 or info@wgam.org.  Click Here for 2017 Application- not available yet.

The Francis Ouimet/WGAM/Dolly Sullivan Scholarship

In 1999, the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund, Inc., Women’s Golf Association of Massachusetts, Inc., WGAM Junior Scholarship Fund, Inc., and Dolly Sullivan Tournament Founding Committee established this award. It is named after Dolly Sullivan who was an outstanding player and physical education instructor at Milton Academy. She was also the niece of Francis Ouimet. The Dolly Sullivan Tournament was established in 1982 (the year after Ms. Sullivan’s death) and has been one of the WGAM’s most popular events. In order to qualify for this scholarship, a student must have participated in WGAM junior tournaments and be a Ouimet Scholar. This award is generally restricted to college juniors and seniors.

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund is available to students who have performed at least two years of golf service as caddies, or as helpers in golf professional or course superintendent operations at any golf course in Massachusetts. Candidates must have an established financial need and have applied to an accredited college or university.

Deadline for completed application is in December. Please contact The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund for more information. Telephone: 774-430-9090 or www.ouimet.org.

Contributions to The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund are income tax deductible and may be made payable and mailed to:

WGAM/Dolly Sullivan Scholarship Fund
William F. Connell Golf House & Museum
c/o Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund
300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA 02766

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund is available to students who have performed at least two years of golf service as caddies, or as helpers in golf professional or course superintendent operations at any golf course in Massachusetts. Candidates must have an established financial need and have applied to an accredited college or university.

Deadline for completed application is December 1, 2013 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Please contact The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund for more information. Telephone: 774-430-9090 or www.ouimet.org.

The Mildred Gardinor Prunaret Award

The Mildred Gardinor Prunaret Award was established in 2001 and honors one of golf’s most prominent local, national and international leaders. Mrs. Prunaret was a former WGAM President and Chairman of the USGA’s Women’s Committee. She was a founder and captain of the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship and also was captain of the Curtis Cup. A member at Brae Burn, Mrs. Prunaret donated the permanent trophy for the USGA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship in 1987.

The Margaret Lowery Award

The Margaret Lowery Award was established in 2000 in memory of Margaret Lowery, widow of Eddie Lowery. Mrs. Lowery died in June of 2000 and was a great friend and supporter of the Ouimet Fund.

The Adele Foley Scholarship

The Adele Foley Scholarship was established in 1998 and was the first Ouimet endowed award specifically designated for female scholars. Adele Foley was the wife of Bill Foley, Ouimet alumnus and former President of both the Ouimet Fund and the Massachusetts Golf Association.

The Priscilla D. Ramsey Scholarship

The Priscilla D. Ramsey Scholarship was established in 2005 through gifts of the Marie G. Dennett Foundation, with which Mrs. Ramsey was involved for many years. The Priscilla D. Ramsey Scholarship was established in honor of the late Mrs. Ramsey to help needy Ouimet Scholars.and was the first Ouimet endowed award specifically designated for female scholars.

The Domingo Lopez Scholarship

The Domingo Lopez Scholarship was created after the 2004 Annual Banquet at the request of the honoree, Nancy Lopez, who requested that her award be named in honor of her late father, Domingo Lopez. Domiingo died in 2002 at the age of 87 after years of coaching Nancy.

The Cape Cod National Scholarship

The Cape Cod National Scholarship was founded in 2006 through a donation program from members of that club. It is for a Ouimet Scholar from Cape Cod National Golf Club.

The Raymond Faxon League Scholarship

The Raymond Faxon League Scholarship was established in 1999 and is the largest endowment established through the Ouimet Fund. It was established by Mr. Raymond Faxon and is for Ouimet Scholars from Cape Cod. Mr Faxon has been a very sucessful investor who was also involved in golf for many years. He founded or managed several caddie camps on the Cape when he was young.

The Connolly Family Scholarship

The Connolly Family Scholarship: Richard F. Connolly, Jr. and his family established this award in 1998. Mr. Connolly is a Ouimet Scholarship Alumnus, and former Ouimet President who is now a Director and Trustee and has been Chairman of the Francis Ouimet Memorial Tournament for 28 years. The Ouimet Fund’s Distinguished Service Award is named after Mr. Connolly.