The Walter J. Travis Society Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a career in one of the following professions: landscape design/golf course architecture; golf course turf grass management/golf course superintendent; professional golf management, club professional, or sports journalism with a special interest in golf. In addition, serious consideration is given to outstanding amateur high school/college/university golfers for our scholarship awards, based on their competitive record as an amateur golfer.
Applicants for The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship must present evidence of being enrolled/matriculated as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited two- or four-year college/university, for the following Fall semester. The Criteria involved in evaluating applications include: academic record; involvement in golf-related interests and activities; extracurricular activities; and the overall quality of application materials. Awards are renewable subject to re-application, including a letter of recommendation from at least one of the student’s professors, and evidence of maintaining a 3.00 GPA.