With the help of our corporate partners, we host a series of events for our more advanced participants, allowing them to meet new people, play some golf, achieve greatness, and show off our nine core values in action. Learn general information about these opportunities below, and check out our Event Calendar for full details.


scholarship opportunities

The Janet Herald Scholarship – Due April 18

This is an initial $2,000 scholarship for your first year and worth $3,000 over your additional 3 years with a total value of $5,000. Good for any school.

Click here to download the application.


national opportunities

College Golf Prep Academy

This week-long academy is intended for advanced players within the chapter network who are pursuing collegiate golf. The academy provides the competitive experience of playing for a college golf team combined with the college experiencethrough rigorous practice and training, tournament play, dorm living, recruiting education and pertinent guest speakers. Participants will cultivate and develop the golf skills, life skills and health & wellness aspects associated with competing at a higher level. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 2, 2018.

Date: July 10-16, 2018
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Host: The First Tee of The Palm Beaches

Apply Here: https://thefirsttee.fluidreview.com/
Application Code: CGPA2018 (case sensitive)

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. Life Skills & Leadership Academy

To develop and educate our participants in multiple aspects such as life skill development through engaging golf activities, college preparatory and dorm living, and career exploration, all while having the opportunity to play championship golf and develop lifelong friendships. Through the week they are inspired to consider how they can return to their chapters and communities and be a leader and role model for other participants. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 2, 2018.

Date: July 25 – July 31, 2018
Location: East Lansing, MI
Host: The First Tee Home Office and The First Tee of Mid-Michigan

Apply Here: https://thefirsttee.fluidreview.com/
Application Code: LSLA2018 (case sensitive)

PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee

The PURE Insurance Championship is a premier event intended to showcases the best participants in The First Tee network.  An official PGA TOUR Champions event at Pebble Beach Golf Links on the Monterey Peninsula, the tournament pairs one junior with a PGA TOUR Champions player and two amateurs.  To be selected, juniors are measured in both golf proficiency and life skills knowledge.  The tournament is televised nationally on Golf Channel. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 14, 2018.

Date: September 25- October 1, 2018 (participants who apply must be able to travel to Pebble Beach during these days)
Location: Pebble Beach, CA
Host: Monterey Peninsula Foundation

Contact Kevin Long for application information.

Click here to download the entire calendar of national opportunities. 

Download the criteria for applying for national opportunities. 

If you have questions about applying or need assistance, please contact Kevin Long.