Birmingham Country Club Scholarship Trust

Birmingham Country Club Scholarship Trust

The Birmingham Country Club Scholarship Trust is an educational fund established by the members of Birmingham Country Club to assist deserving Birmingham Country Club caddies with their higher-education costs.

Scholarships are awarded yearly to caddies that qualify in amounts up to $2,500.

Any Birmingham Country Club caddie with the following qualifications may apply for the scholarships.

1. Must have completed their senior year of high school.
2. Must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average in high school or the last college they have attended.
3. Must have been a caddie at Birmingham Country Club in good standing for two years and a minimum of 50 caddie rounds for the two years.
4. Must have some financial need.
5. The Trustees of the Birmingham Country Club Scholarship Trust will make the final selections for the scholarships

If you would like to apply for the Birmingham Country Club Scholarships, or have questions regarding the scholarship, please contact Scott Coleman at (248) 220-5177 or firsttee@bhamcc.com

Evans Scholarship Program

The Evans Scholars Foundation administers the nation’s largest privately funded college scholarship program, providing full tuition and housing grants to deserving caddies. Since the first two Scholars enrolled at Northwestern University in 1930, 7,600 young men and women have graduated from the program. This year, 822 Scholars are enrolled. Their tuition and housing grants are renewable for up to four years, representing an average value of $22,000-$65,000. The Foundation owns and maintains Evans Scholars Scholarship Houses at 14 universities, and Scholars are also enrolled in six other schools. While the program is national is scope, its focus is principally in the Midwest.

There are four primary criteria for scholarship grants.

1. Candidates, who are nominated by their golf clubs, must have a documented caddie record with a minimum of two years of caddie service.
2. Candidates must have an excellent high school academic record, ranking in the top 25 percent of the class.
3. Candidates must demonstrate financial need.
4. Have outstanding personal character.

Birmingham Country Club has 4 students currently enrolled in school and 3 potential candidates for 2015.

To learn more about the Evans Scholars Foundation and the Western Golf Association, visit www.westerngolfassociation.com