2017 Founders' Scholarship


The Nebraska Women's Amateur Golf Association administers a $1000 scholarship and those eligible are Female Nebraska High School Seniors who have played high school golf and are furthering their education at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical school in Nebraska. Applicants will be judged primarily on a 500 word essay, explaining how the lessons they have learned through golf have impacted their character and future aspiriations. Additional qualifications for the scholarship include strong academic programs, community service and recommendations. The 2018 application is available November 1, 2017. Please submit the application by 5 p.m. CST on Friday, January 26, 2018.


2017 Application

2017 Founders' Scholarship Recipient

NWAGA is pleased to honor Miss Lacie Fox as the recipient of the 2017 Founders' Scholarship. Lacie is from Beemer and will graduate from West Point – Beemer High School this spring. Lacie was a member of the West Point – Beemer High School girls' golf team. She was a Class C District Champion 2013-2016, Conference Champion 2014-2016, and Class C Girl’s State Champion in 2015 and 2016. Lacie also participated in FBLA, Student Council, and National Honor Society.
She was also a member of the Junior Girl’s Four State Team in 2016 sponsored by NWAGA.

In August of 2017, Lacie will be a Freshman at University of Nebraska-Kearney where she will major in Physical Therapy and she will be a member of the Women's Golf Team.

On behalf of the Nebraska Women's Amateur Golf Association, we would like to congratulate Lacie on her accomplishments, and wish her the best in future endeavors and wish her the best at University of Nebraska-Kearney.

NWAGA was pleased to partner with the Lincoln Women's Municipal City Golf Association in 2017 to offer two $400 scholarships to two seniors in Lincoln and surrounding areas. The Lincoln Women's City Golf Association Scholarship Winners are Sophie Gengenbach and Addison Pogreba.


Contribute to the Founders' Scholarship

Beginning in 2010, the Nebraska Women's Amateur Golf Association Board of Directors began the FundDay Monday event, to raise money for a scholarship. The Founders' Scholarship was created and has helped girls with their tuition, room and board, or books as they persue a college degree.

If you would like to help fund the Founder's Scholarship, send your donations to the NWAGA office at 6618 South 118th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68137 designating Founders' Scholarship.