Bursary Program

PGA of Alberta Bursary Program

The PGA of Alberta is pleased to present 8 bursaries of $1,000 each year to deserving Candidates for Membership and/or Class A Assistant Professionals who meet or exceed the Bursary criteria as outlined below.  For 2018, the bursaries are sponsored by Callaway Golf and are awarded annually at the Association’s Awards Banquet in October.

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

Please review the Bursary criteria and submit the application form by the deadline date below addressing each of the following questions. Please include the cover page provided with your application. Your application should be kept to a maximum of three pages.


Criteria

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.).

Volunteer Experience

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

Education

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

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.

Reference Letter

Please include one reference letter from your current employer.

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. **Deadline has been extended to Friday, October 5th at 12:00pm.  


If you have any questions please email or call Marlene Sanderson at the PGA of Alberta office: [email protected] OR 1-403-256-8894


2018 Bursary Winners

Braden Chown

Braden Chown

Desert Blume GC
Bryce Halverson

Bryce Halverson

Winston GC (The)
Carson Taylor

Carson Taylor

Cottonwood G&CC
Chad Feener

Chad Feener

Leduc GC
John Deneer

John Deneer

Bearspaw CC
Jordan Fenwick

Jordan Fenwick

GOLFTEC Calgary
Nicholas Becker

Nicholas Becker

Silver Springs G&CC
Shannon Raina

Shannon Raina

Sirocco GC


Past Bursary Winners

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