Bursary Program

PGA of Alberta Bursary Program

The PGA of Alberta is pleased to present 4 bursaries of $750 each year to deserving Apprentice Professionals and/or Class A Assistant Professionals who meet or exceed the Bursary criteria as outlined below.  The bursaries are awarded annually at the Association’s Awards Banquet in October.

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 for their employer). All Information to be held in strict confidence.

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

CLICK HERE to view the 2019 Bursary Winners


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 sent to the PGA of Alberta Office no later than September 30, 2019 by 4pm.


If you have any questions please email or call Marlene Sanderson at the PGA of Alberta office: [email protected] or 403-256-8894.


2019 Bursary Winners

Chris Cooke

Chris Cooke

Kananaskis Country GC
Jennifer MacKinnon

Jennifer MacKinnon

Earl Grey GC
Scott Stiles

Scott Stiles

Winston GC (The)
Michael McEachern

Michael McEachern

Woodside GC


Past Bursary Winners

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