"Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Superintendent / Assistant Superintendent / Equipment Manager

 

Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent  & Equipment Manager Educational Scholarship

Open only to class A, B, C & EM members

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2021

 

Return completed application to:

Utah GCSA

P.O. Box 572583

Salt Lake City, Utah 84157

Attention: Scholarship Committee

 

UGCSA Sup., Asst. Sup., EM Educational Scholarship

Application Information

General:

This UGCSA scholarship is to aide current Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents and/or Equipment Managers with offsetting the costs of higher education.

 

The applications will be judged by a panel of judges who are NOT affiliated with the UGCSA.  All judging decisions will be final.  All applicants will be notified by mail of their status by June 30 of the application year.  Two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded, and the check will be made payable to the applicant.

Note: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in the superintendent/assistant category and two (2) $1,000 will be awarded in the all members/family members category.  If there are not enough applicants in one category, award money can be awarded to the other category.   

 

Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must be a current UGCSA member (Class A, B, C or EM).
  2. The applicant must be attending a post-secondary or trade school during the year of the application.
  3. Multiple members of one family may apply for the scholarship.
  4. All current UGCSA Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents and/or Equipment Managers are eligible for this scholarship.  This includes all current and past members of the UGCSA Board of Directors. 

 

Criteria for Selection:

  1. Applicants will be evaluated and awarded points in the following categories.  A maximum of 16 points are available.
  • Neatness/Completeness: 1 point
  • Essay: 10 points
  • Volunteer work: 2 points
  • Schooling in a turf or equipment related field: 3 points
  1. In addition, the applicant must submit an original essay (minimum 500 words).  The essay must be written on one of the following topics:
    1. Environmentalists argue that golf course land is not only a waste of space, but also harbors harmful impacts to the earth and environment, such as pesticide use. This negative impact occurs by using large quantities of water and destroying habitats for wildlife species. What do you believe and why?
    2. What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?
    3. Air quality is a major topic in Utah.  How is it impacting our communities and how do we improve it?

 

How to Apply:

Applicants must complete and submit the entire application and supply all of the following under one cover page:

  • Typed original essay.
  • A letter of acceptance or other proof that one is attending post-secondary school or a trade school.

 

All packets must be postmarked by May 15th

 

UGCSA Sup., Asst. Sup., EM Educational Scholarship

Application

(Please complete all information.  Attach additional pages if necessary.)

Section 1:

Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 

Permanent Address: _____________________________________________________________________________

City/State/Zip: ___________________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone: (______)__________________________    School Phone: (______)________________________

E-mail Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________

 

Section 2 – Member Information:

UGCSA Member Number: ______________________     Member Classification:  _______________________

Signature: _______________________________________    Date: _________________________________

 

Section 3:

 

List in chronological order high school, colleges, or trade schools you have attended.

 

Name of School

Date From

Date To

Graduation Date

GPA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you already been accepted to a post-secondary or trade school?                No            Yes        

Which school? _____________________________________________________________________________________________

What will be your major/career path? __________________________________________________________________

 

Section 3 continued:

List any awards or honors you have received in school or during your career:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List any activities you participated in during school or during your career:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List any volunteer work (Board of Directors, Greens Committee, etc.):

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List any employment you have held in the past five years:

Title

Employer

Job Duties

Employment Dates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other items you wish the scholarship committee to consider:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Section 4 – Essay:

Attach a typed essay on one of the following topics:  Minimum 500 words.

  1. Environmentalists argue that golf course land is not only a waste of space, but also harbors harmful impacts to the earth and environment, such as pesticide use. This negative impact occurs by using large quantities of water and destroying habitats for wildlife species. What do you believe and why?
  2. What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?
  3. Air quality is a major topic in Utah.  How is it impacting our communities and how do we improve it?

 

 

All Members / Family

Educational Scholarship

Open to all current members of the UGCSA and their immediate family

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2021

 

Return completed application to:

Utah GCSA

P.O. Box 572583

Salt Lake City, Utah 84157

Attention: Scholarship Committee

 

UGCSA Educational Scholarship

Application Information

General:

This UGCSA scholarship is to aide a current member or their immediate family member with offsetting the costs of higher education.

 

 The applications will be judged by a panel of judges who are NOT affiliated with the UGCSA.  All judging decisions will be final.  All applicants will be notified by mail of their status by June 30 of the application year.  Two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded, and the check will be made payable to the applicant.

Note: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in the superintendent/assistant category and two (2) $1,000 will be awarded in the all members/family members category.  If there are not enough applicants in one category, award money can be awarded to the other category.   

 

Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must be a current UGCSA member or the child or spouse of a current UGCSA member.
  2. The applicant must be attending a post-secondary or trade school during the year of the application.
  3. Multiple members of one family may apply for the scholarship.
  4. All current UGCSA members are eligible for this scholarship.  This includes all current and past members of the UGCSA Board of Directors and their families. 

 

Criteria for Selection:

  1. Applicants will be evaluated and awarded points in the following categories.  A maximum of 16 points are available.
  • Neatness/Completeness: 1 point
  • Essay: 10 points
  • Volunteer work: 2 points
  • Schooling in a turf or equipment related field: 3 points
  1. In addition, the applicant must submit an original essay (minimum 500 words).  The essay must be written on one of the following topics:
    1. Environmentalists argue that golf course land is not only a waste of space, but also harbors harmful impacts to the earth and environment, such as pesticide use. This negative impact occurs by using large quantities of water and destroying habitats for wildlife species. What do you believe and why?
    2. What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?
    3. Air quality is a major topic in Utah.  How is it impacting our communities and how do we improve it?

 

How to Apply:

Applicants must complete and the entire application and supply all the following under one cover page:

  • Original typed essay.
  • A letter of acceptance or other proof that one is attending post-secondary school or a trade school.

 

All packets must be postmarked by May 15th.

 

UGCSA Educational Scholarship

Application

(Please complete all information.  Attach additional pages if necessary.)

Section 1:

Name: ____________________________________________________  Date: ____________________________

Permanent Address: ________________________________________________________________________

City/State/Zip: _______________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone: (______)__________________________  School Phone: (______)______________________

E-mail Address: _______________________________________________________________________________

 

Section 2 – Member Relative Information: (If you are a current UGCSA member applying for this scholarship leave blank.)

Name of Member: ______________________________    UGCSA Member Number: ______________________

Relationship to Applicant: _________________________________________________________________________

Member’s Signature: _______________________________________  Date: _________________________________

 

Section 3:

 

List in chronological order high school, colleges, or trade schools you have attended.

 

Name of School

Date From

Date To

Graduation Date

GPA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you already been accepted to a post-secondary or trade school?                No            Yes        

Which school? _____________________________________________________________________________________________

What will be your major/career path? __________________________________________________________________

 

 

Section 3 continued:

List any awards or honors you have received in school or during your career:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List any activities you participated in during school or during your career:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List any volunteer work:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List any employment you have held in the past five years:

Title

Employer

Job Duties

Employment Dates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other items you wish the scholarship committee to consider:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Section 4 – Essay:

Attach a typed essay on one of the following topics:  Minimum 500 words.

  1. Environmentalists argue that golf course land is not only a waste of space, but also harbors harmful impacts to the earth and environment, such as pesticide use. This negative impact occurs by using large quantities of water and destroying habitats for wildlife species. What do you believe and why?
  2. What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?
  3. Air quality is a major topic in Utah.  How is it impacting our communities and how do we improve it?
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"Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Membership Inquiry

Membership in the Utah GCSA is open to any individual directly involved in the turf industry. Golf course superintendents, assistants, employees of members, manufacturers, distributors, educators, turf maintenance professionals, turfgrass students and specialists are all welcome. Membership classifications are assigned according to the Utah GCSA Bylaws.