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Scholarship Name:

Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by the Walter J. Travis Society to high school and college students.

Award Amount:

 Up to $4,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

At least one (1) letter of recommendation

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Must be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited college or university; 2) Must be pursuing a degree in one (1) of the following professions:

• Landscape Design/Golf Course Architecture
• Golf Course Turf Grass Management/Golf Course Superintendent
• Professional Golf Management
• Golf Club Professional
• Sports Journalism (with a special interest in Golf)

3) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 4) Letters of recommendation required; 5) Transcript(s) required; 6) Scholarship award payable in the following installments: $1,000.00 per academic year for up to four (4) academic years; 5) Renewable for up to three (3) additional academic years (provided recipient re-applies, maintains a min. 3.0 GPA and provides a faculty letter of recommendation).





Nationwide (US)

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Paper application, Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

May be a graduating high school senior, college undergraduate or graduate student

Category (Select all that apply):

GPA, Merit-based, Athletics, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major/Field of Study

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

The Walter J. Travis Society
24 Sandstone Drive
Rochester, New York 14616
Attn: Ed Homsey, Scholarship Chairman
Telephone: (585) 663-6120


Deadline:   June 1, 2018   (postmark date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).