Eligibility and Requirements

ELIGIBILITY

At the time of applying, the applicant must have completed a minimum of two (2) full golf seasons, not including the current year, of successful work at a member club of the Rhode Island Golf Association in the following areas:

  • Golf Operations including a caddie, golf shop operations worker, cart or bag room operations, and practice range.
  • Golf Course Maintenance staff.
  • Clubhouse staff who work in the "front areas of the clubhouse" directly serving golfers.
    • Includes wait staff, food and beverage servers, on-course food facility/cart and locker room staff.  
    • The student must be a regular or seasonal employee and have a work schedule of minimum of 18 hours per week.
  • Applicants may apply as seniors in high school or during their college careers.

REQUIREMENTS

To Be Considered For A Burke Scholarship...

  1. Candidate must provide information demonstrating an acceptable scholastic record at an accredited secondary school, a verifiable homeschooling academic record or at an accredited undergraduate college/university.
  2. Candidate must provide the requested financial information.
  3. Candidate must be above average in character, integrity and leadership as demonstrated in participation in extracurricular, civic and/or community activities.
  4. An interview with the Scholarship Committee is required. Note: A completed information package is required in order to schedule an interview.
  5. It is the applicant's responsibility to see that all the required documents and information is submitted.

 The Application deadline is May 1st