Our Scholarship Program

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:

  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of California-Davis
  • California Poly-Pomona
  • Clark State Community College
  • Colorado State University
  • Hutchinson Community College
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • Lake City Community College
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Maryland
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • Mississippi State University
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Nevada
  • North Carolina State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Penn State University
  • Purdue University
  • Rhode Island University
  • Rutgers University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Tennessee
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Utah State University
  • University of Wisconsin

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.

How to Apply

The 2013 scholarship application deadline was Saturday, September 14.  Additional questions regarding the scholarship program should be sent via email to:

Graduate Testimonials

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.

13760 Noel Road, Suite #327

Dallas, TX 75240


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