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Apply for a 2024-25 Scholarship


The New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) Caddie Scholarship is available to qualified applicants who have caddied at a participating NJSGA club for at least two seasons. Full-time attendance as an undergraduate at an institution of higher education accredited by the U.S. Department of Education is required. 


Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are no longer being accepted. If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Menendez, Director of Education, at 848-863-6481 or


The NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Committee reviews applications based upon the following criteria:

  • Academic record
  • Financial need
  • Qualities of character and leadership
  • Club's financial support of the Foundation

Caddie Scholarship Applications

Caddie Scholarship Applications


  • August 1, 2023 – Application period opens for 2024-2025 academic year
  • October 15, 2023 – Application due date for 2024-2025 academic year
  • March 2024 – Applications under Committee Review
  • April 2024 – Award letters sent electronically
  • May 31, 2024 – Scholarship Acceptance Agreement completed and submitted via portal
  • June 15, 2024 – Thank you note sent via portal, email, or hard copy to NJSGA
  • June 26, 2024 – Scholars’ Banquet at Galloping Hill Golf Club (Invitations will be sent in May 2024)
  • Mid-August 2024 – First installment of scholarship sent to colleges and universities
  • October 15, 2024 – Application period opens for 2025-2026 academic year
  • Mid-December 2024 – Second instalment of scholarship sent to colleges and universities

For more information about the scholarship application process, contact Sheila Menendez, Director of Education, at 848-863-6481 or

For more information about the Scholarship Program, contact Jeff Knapp, Caddie Scholarship Foundation Director at 973-985-7729 or

NJSGA Evans Scholars Foundation Application Information
Since 2021 the NJSGA’s Caddie Scholarship Foundation has partnered with the Western Golf Association’s Evans Scholars Foundation to provide full tuition and housing scholarships to caddies from New Jersey who meet the requirements set by the Evans Scholars Foundation. Additionally, the Caddie Scholarship Foundation is working closely with the Evans Scholars Foundation to raise funds for an NJSGA/Evans Scholars House on the campus of Rutgers University so that NJSGA/Evans Scholars can live together in community.

NJSGA/Evans Scholars currently attend such prestigious universities as Indiana University, Miami University of Ohio, Ohio State University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, and University of Notre Dame. As of the 2022-2023 academic year, NJSGA/Evans Scholars will attend Rutgers University.

To learn more about the Evans Scholars Foundation, please visit

To learn more about the Evans Scholarship, please visit

For more information about the Evans Scholarship application process, contact Brian Bianchi, Senior Director – Evans Scholars Foundation, at 908-956-5973 or

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