National Amputee Golf
Educational Scholarship Grant
One of the goals of our Association is to
provide educational assistance to an amputee member or his or her dependent(s).
Applications are being accepted from qualified individuals for an
educational grant. The scholarship grant is to be awarded at the 2005 National
Amputee Golf Association Annual Membership Meeting.
for the grant and the methods for implementation are as follows:
The amount of the grant will be $1,000.00/year (maximum), which will be awarded
in increments of $500.00/semester. Tri-semester
programs will be considered but not applicable with regards to payment method.
If an individual is selected, the grant will be issued each year for a
maximum of four (4) years.
The primary purpose of this grant is to assist an amputee member or their
dependent in the payment of tuition and fees while pursuing an undergraduate
or two year vocational/technical degree at an accredited college,
vocational /technical school or
institution. The check will be made payable to the Award recipient.
Once selected as an NAGA Scholarship Award recipient, the continuation of the
grant will be based on the following three items.
Maintaining a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
Should the average fall below this
minimum, NAGA may request the name of the guidance counselor at the institution
in order to obtain additional information upon which to base its determination
for continuation. A probationary
period of one semester may be authorized if the GPA drops appreciably below the
evidence of financial need.
The qualified amputee must maintain
continuing evidence of the payment of annual membership dues for the duration of
the scholarship if a Regular member or be a Life member of NAGA.
A. The individual must be an amputee
member in good standing in the NAGA.
The applicant’s scholastic background must be sufficient for admission
to an accredited institution. Please
provide an acceptance letter from the institution to which you have applied or
an enrollment certification if currently enrolled.
An applicant must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
To do this, submit a Student Aid Report (SAR - 2005/2006 School Year).
The report can be obtained through your high school, college, or library.
This is a standard form that is used throughout the nation for
educational scholarship/aid programs.
The individual must be enrolled, at a minimum of 1/2 time.
5. Application Procedures
Please submit a resume no later than August 1, 2005 to:
Scholarship Grant Program
11 Walnut Hill Road.
Amherst, NH 03031
The application should be submitted with the requested information in
Item #4 along
with the following information
1. Personal information:
name, address, phone number, e-mail address, etc.
2. Scholastic background:
GPA (high school/college), course(s) of study, etc.
3. Type of amputation cause: if applicable.
cover letter describing your plans for the future: Major field of study, career
plans, interests, etc.
Notification of the individual(s) selected
will be made, in most cases, not later than two
weeks after the completion of the National Championship.
Presence of the
Applicant at the NAGA banquet at the National Championships is requested,
however, it is not required nor is it a factor in the determination of the
scholarship grant recipient.
The NAGA is pleased to be able to offer
this Scholarship on behalf of its Members.
Robert C. Wilson
Executive Director – NAGA
NAGA is a not for
profit 501©3 Organization