Since the Trans-Miss Scholarship Fund granted a $600 scholarship in 1953 to Colorado State University (then Colorado A&M), the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association has become a national leader in assisting young men and women pursuing careers in turf management.
Students at the following schools have received Trans-Miss scholarships:
Funds for the scholarships come from member club dues and contributions by individuals and corporations, as well as interest from the association’s Endowment Fund.
The 2013 scholarship application deadline was Saturday, September 14. Additional questions regarding the scholarship program should be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jay Morrish - noted architect: "The Trans-Mississippi Scholarship led to a major career change. The financial aid and assistance was invaluable.”
Ken Gorzycki - Director of Agronomy, Horseshoe Bay Resort, Horseshoe Bay, Texas: "Both the financial help as well as the recognition helped me — and so many others — to develop our careers.”
The Trans-Mississippi Turf Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)3 corporation.