About the Scholarship

The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship is started in the year 2009, in the respect of Walter J. Travis for the achievements made in the field of golf. The scholarships are awarded to the students who pursue academic study in areas like landscape design or golf course architecture, golf course turfgrass management or golf course superintendent, and much more. In addition to that, based on the excellent performance in golf, the amateur golfer will be given a first preference to receive the scholarship fund. Amateur golfer applicants do not need to pursue their academic study in a golf-related industry. The award amount can be used to cover all educational expenses.


How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • An applicant must demonstrate their academic performance by submitting their official ACT/SAT score transcripts.

  • In addition to that scholarship application also requires the proof of student's golf-related interests and activities they have participated in.

  • An applicant must also submit the documents related to the extracurricular activities and community activities they have involved in.

  • All the submitted documents are clearly verified by the financial aid and award the students based on that.


What is the Total Amount Awarded?

The scholarship awards $1,000 to the four applicants per year. The fifth award is given for the applicant's parents are a member of Travis society. The scholarship fund is renewable by applying again.

All the documents and transcripts related to scholarship applications are submitted before 1st June 2019.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A student must be a full-time undergraduate student or graduate student to an accredited two year or four-year college/university in Landscape Architecture, Journalism and PR, Sport Management or Park & Recreation Management.

  • A student should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA out of 4 to be eligible for the scholarship.

  • An applicant must be involved in golf-related activities, community services, and other extracurricular activities.

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