Frequent Questions

 

 

 

What is the Evans Scholars Foundation?

The Evans Scholars Foundation is a charitable trust that provides full, four-year tuition and housing college scholarships to deserving caddies. The Foundation is overseen by the Western Golf Association, which also runs four prestigious golf tournaments, including the BMW Championship.

Am I eligible for the Evans Scholarship?

Applicants must have a strong caddie record, excellent grades, financial need and outstanding character. Read more details on the scholarship requirements here.

How do I apply for the Evans Scholarship?

Read about the process. Applications are available online beginning August 1, and are accepted at the beginning of the applicant's senior year of high school. (Applications will also be accepted from 2016 high school graduates). Evans Scholarship applications will receive full consideration when the directions below are followed accurately and completely. Once submitted, all application information and supporting materials will become the exclusive property of the Evans Scholars Foundation and cannot be returned.

When is a scholarship awarded?

Most scholarships are awarded during the applicant’s senior year in high school. Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and candidates compete for the limited number of scholarships awarded annually. The Scholarship Committee interviews finalists and the final selection rests with the Committee. View the timeline on the application process page.

Which universities can I attend?

Chick Evans Scholarships for caddies are awarded to the universities listed below, depending on the state in which the candidate resides and/or caddies. Living in an Evans Scholarship House on campus is an integral component of the Evans Scholars Program. Applicants are expected to apply to the Evans Scholarship university(ies) listed for their state (Illinois residents should apply to the University of Illinois and to three additional Evans Scholarship universities). Applicants apply directly to the university(ies) for admission and are expected to do so by November 1.

Colorado .............. University of Colorado, Boulder
Illinois ....................University of Illinois, Champaign
                               Northwestern University, Evanston
                               Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
                              (or other ES Universities as approved by Scholarship Committee)
Indiana...................Indiana University, Bloomington
                               Purdue University, West Lafayette
Kansas.................. University of Kansas, Lawrence*
Michigan.................University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
                                Michigan State University, East Lansing
Minnesota...............University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Missouri..................University of Missouri, Columbia
Ohio........................Ohio State University, Columbus
                                Miami University, Oxford
Oregon....................University of Oregon, Eugene
Pennsylvania...........Penn State University, University Park*
Washington............. University of Washington, Seattle*
Wisconsin................ University of Wisconsin, Madison
Other States/Areas...University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
                                  University of Kansas, Lawrence*
                                  Miami University, Oxford, OH
                                  Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
                                  University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN*
                                  Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
                                  University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
                                  Penn State University, University Park*
                                  University of Washington, Seattle, WA*
                                  (or other ES Universities as approved by Scholarship Committee)

 

*At universities without a Scholarship House, Scholars live together in a designated university residence hall
 

 

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Did you know?

3.2

The average GPA of an Evans Scholar

95 percent

The graduation rate for Evans Scholars

24 percent

The percentage of women in the Evans Scholars Program