SHELBURNE — The Vermont Golf Association Scholarship Fund in affiliation with the Vermont Golf Association, the Vermont State Women’s Golf Association, the Vermont Golf Course Superintendents Association, the Vermont Professional Golfers Association, and the Vermont Seniors Golf Association announced its 2019 Scholarship Recipients.
Burr and Burton senior Julia Dapron, who will attend Stonehill College in the fall, was one of the recipients.
Visit their website at VGASF.org to view all of this year’s recipients.
Scholarships are for up to four years that the recipient is enrolled in college. Applicant must be a resident of the State of Vermont, a high school graduate and must be enrolled in, or accepted as a full-time student at a college/university or technical school of university grade. Some of the criteria used for selection are applicant’s (not family) affiliation to the game of golf, school performance and overall financial need.
Since its inception the VGA Scholarship Program has awarded over 1.4 million dollars in scholarship contributions to more than 482 graduating seniors. They currently have 47 students receiving a total of $45,000. The VGASF is a non-profit organization that receives its funding through contributions from individuals, businesses, golf organizations, Vermont VGA Member golf courses and its annual Scholarship Scramble golf event. In addition, they have a bag tag program each year that depicts a hole from the course where the Vermont Am is being conducted. This year the Vt. Am. is being hosted by the Rutland Country Club.