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Scholarships

We are proud to announce that we have $135,000 in scholarship money available for eligible high school seniors. This makes it the largest amount available in LPGA Foundation history, thanks to amazing partners like the Chevron Corporation.

The LPGA Foundation administers several scholarship programs for young women who enjoy the game of golf and plan to attend college in the fall. Qualifications for all scholarships include strong academic programs, community service, and recommendations.

The LPGA Foundation's structure also allows for the establishment of endowed scholarships in honor or in memory of individuals who made a significant difference in the world of golf.

 


Click Below for a Requirements, Applications, and Due Dates

 

 

The Renee Powell Scholarship will be awarded through The LPGA Foundation and the LPGA Renee Powell Fund. Established in 2022, the Renee Powell Scholarship will provide financial aid to female, Black or African American, high school seniors pursuing a full-time course of study and playing collegiate golf at an accredited college or university in the United States. Through this effort, The LPGA Foundation will further its commitment to Change the Face of Golf and create opportunities for Black or African American girls to pursue their dreams. Two (2) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded in the Spring of 2023.

About Renee Powell

Renee Powell is an American professional golfer who played on the US-based LPGA Tour and is currently head professional at her family’s Clearview Golf Club, the only course designed, built, owned and operated by an African-American. The daughter of golf course entrepreneur Bill Powell, Renee grew up in Ohio and took up golf at an early age. As the second Black player on the LPGA Tour, Renee has dedicated her career to increasing diversity in golf. She is Renee is a true trailblazer and beloved global ambassador for golf.

Awarding the Renee Powell Scholarship

Thanks to the support of the #HoodieForGolf campaign, led by Michelle Wie West to raise funds for two important initiatives honoring Renee Powell – the LPGA Foundation and Clearview Golf Club. As part of this initiative, the LPGA Foundation designated funds toward the newly established Renee Powell Scholarship. The goal of the Renee Powell Scholarship is to boost representation of Black girls within the collegiate golf space. Qualifications to apply for the scholarship include strong academics, community service and letters of recommendations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be of Black or African-American descent
  • Be a high school senior at the time of application
  • A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA out of a 4.0 scale is needed to apply
  • Committed or in the process of committing to playing collegiate golf at an accredited college or university in the United States

2023 Scholarship Application Process is now open. Click HERE to apply!