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A limited number of England Golf University Scholarships are available for elite amateur golfers continuing their education in a British University. The England Golf University Scholarships aim to: -

  • Retain talented young student golfers, especially those most at risk of dropping out of education, in performance golf through their student years;
     
  • Support talented young student golfers to make progress up the player pathway and genuinely challenge for National Squad and England Team selection;
     
  • Enhance the level of success of talented young student golfers in the England Golf Order of Merit tables and in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.

Successful applicants will be offered a bursary to assist with the following expenses: -

Expense

£

Competitive Expenses (BUCS and Order of Merit events only)

2,000

Personal Golf Coaching

500

Golf Club Membership Fee Allowance

250

Personal Golf Equipment Allowance

250

Total

3,000

Potential applicants must meet the following criteria: -

  • Meet the criteria that satisfies the entrance requirements for representing England in amateur golf;
     
  • Undertake a recognised programme of Higher Education at a British University or equivalent institution;
     
  • Complete the application form in full and attach all relevant addtiional information as requested in a timely manner;
     
  • Demonstrate a high level of achievement in amateur golf at National level, evidenced by: -
  1. Past achievement in the relevant England Golf Order of Merit or World Amateur Golf Ranking;
  2. Maintaining an accurate and comprehensive handicap record of usually around +2 for men and scratch for women;
  3. Committing to a high performance amateur golf schedule.

Student golfers meeting the criteria are invited to apply by completing the application form at the top of this page.  The closing date for applications for the 2016/17 academic year is Friday 2nd September 2016.

Any queries can be directed to performance@englandgolf.org.

 
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