Locust Hill Youth Caddie Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

This need-based scholarship was established to help students who participate in the Youth Caddie Program at Locust Hill Country Club to attend college or to prepare for college.

Application Period

December 1 to November 15

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $1,500; may be split between two or three recipients. Award paid in one lump sum in the Fall semester.

Allowed Use of Award

Graduating high school seniors and current college undergraduate students: Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education. High school students in grades 9 to 11: Awards may be used toward tuition expenses at a private or parochial high school; to support the costs of test preparation fees for SAT and similar tests; or for tutoring services while in high school.

Eligibility Criteria

For students who:

  • Are currently enrolled in the Youth Caddie Program at Locust Hill Country Club with at least one season of participation (minimum 10 rounds per season);*
  • Meet performance standards set forth in the caddie manual and demonstrate good character, integrity, compassion, and commitment;
  • Have a minimum high school or college GPA of 2.0 (additional weight is given for higher performance);
  • Have a minimum 90 percent attendance rate throughout high school; and
  • Are committed to academics and community service.

*Preference is given to current caddie program participants: however, former members who meet the merit expectations may apply.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated by the Youth Caddie Program Office at Locust Hill Country Club, where application instructions are also available.

Locust Hill Youth Caddie Scholarship Application

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through Locust Hill Country Club. A committee comprised of members, including a former member of the education field, reviews applications, selects the recipient(s), and informs the Community Foundation.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient.

Graduating High School Seniors: The scholarship can be applied to either the Fall semester (between July 1 and August 15) or Spring semester (between December 1 and February 15). Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient's account once required documentation is received. To release the scholarship payment, send a class schedule or un/official transcript verifying enrollment to the Community Foundation.

Current High School recipients: Contact scholarships@racf.org to inquire about using this scholarship to support the cost of SAT preparation, tutoring, dual credit, and college-level courses, etc. Scholarship may only be used to prepay expenses and can only be sent directly to the service organization; the scholarship cannot be used to reimburse recipients for out-of-pocket expenses.

Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited.

Note: Awards are typically given in the Fall/Winter and allocated to the upcoming Spring semester or future academic year.

Renewability

This scholarship is a one-time award and is not renewable.


Questions?

Email Scholarships@racf.org or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.


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