Bursary Program

PGA of Alberta Bursary Program

The PGA of Alberta is proud to present 4 bursaries each year to deserving Apprentice Professionals and/or Class "A" Assistant/Teaching Professionals who meet or exceed the Bursary criteria as outlined below. The Association is pleased to increase the bursary amount this year to $1,000 each! (previously $750). The bursaries will be presented at the Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 19th.

All seasonal and year-round Apprentice Professionals and Class A Professionals (who are not employed as Head/Executive Professionals) are eligible and encouraged to apply. A minimum of two of the bursaries will be reserved for seasonal Apprentice Professionals (working 9-months or less). All Information will be held in strict confidence.

Please review the Bursary criteria below and submit the online application form by the deadline date addressing each of the following criteria.

View the 2022 Winners Here

Criteria

1. Participation in Association & Industry Events

Please outline the commitment you have made to participate in programs and events offered by the Association, within the Golf Industry and/or outside the Golf Industry (Tournaments, Education, Professional Development, etc.).

2. Volunteer Experience

Please outline the commitment you have made to volunteer within the Association, within the Golf Industry and/or outside the Golf Industry.

3. Education

Please include your educational background, along with current education plans and ambitions.

4. Work Experience & Responsibilities

Please outline the steps you have made along your career path as well as the scope of responsibilities you currently have at your facility.

5. Reference Letter

Please include one reference letter from your current employer.

6. Declaration

Please indicate what your intentions would be with the funds if you were awarded one of the Bursaries.
    


Deadline

Bursary application forms and accompanying information must be submitted no later than September 30th, 2022 (end of day). If you have any questions, please call Marlene Sanderson at the PGA of Alberta office 403-256-8894 or by email [email protected] The bursaries will be presented at the Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 19th. 

2022 Bursary Winners

Chris Donihee

Chris Donihee

Mickelson National GC
Katy Rutherford

Katy Rutherford

Silver Springs G&CC
Stefan Anderson

Stefan Anderson

Lakeside GC
Tyler Leicht

Tyler Leicht

Derrick G&WC (The)


Past Bursary Winners

Keenan Vanderkooi

Keenan Vanderkooi

Silvertip GR
2021 Winner
Nic Longley

Nic Longley

Lakeside GC
2021 Winner
Nicola Jeffries

Nicola Jeffries

Willow Park G&CC
2021 Winner
Stephen Yanitski

Stephen Yanitski

Valley Ridge GC
2021 Winner
Chris Ward

Chris Ward

Edmonton Petroleum G&CC
2020 Winner
Tony Brown

Tony Brown

Stewart Creek G&CC
2020 Winner
Taylor Van Tighem

Taylor Van Tighem

Royal Mayfair GC
2020 Winner
Shannon Werbicki

Shannon Werbicki

Royal Mayfair GC
2020 Winner
Chris Cooke

Chris Cooke

Kananaskis Country GC
2019 Winner
Jennifer MacKinnon

Jennifer MacKinnon

Earl Grey GC
2019 Winner
Scott Stiles

Scott Stiles

Winston GC (The)
2019 Winner
Michael McEachern

Michael McEachern

Woodside GC
2019 Winner
Braden Chown

Braden Chown

Desert Blume GC
2018 Winner
Bryce Halverson

Bryce Halverson

Winston GC (The)
2018 Winner
Carson Taylor

Carson Taylor

Cottonwood G&CC
2018 Winner
Chad Feener

Chad Feener

Leduc GC
2018 Winner
John Deneer

John Deneer

Bearspaw CC
2018 Winner
Jordan Fenwick

Jordan Fenwick

GOLFTEC Calgary
2018 Winner
Nicholas Becker

Nicholas Becker

Silver Springs G&CC
2018 Winner
Shannon Raina

Shannon Raina

Sirocco GC
2018 Winner
Joel Douglas

Joel Douglas

Cottonwood G&CC
2017 Winner
Craig Gibson

Craig Gibson

Sirocco GC
2017 Winner
Brady Karlson

Brady Karlson

Canyon Meadows G&CC
2017 Winner
Crystal Shapka

Crystal Shapka

Priddis Greens G&CC
2017 Winner