Sara Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2024
  • Number Of Awards
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    The Henry & Sara Sheehan Foundation
    310 N. Kensington Avenue
    LaGrange Park, IL 60526
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    To be eligible for the Sara Scholarship, applicants must: be a female high school senior with the intention to graduate at the end of the school year; meet entrance requirements and plan to enroll at an accredited college or university in the United States; have a 3.3 GPA; demonstrate financial need; and demonstrate excellent character and active involvement with the sport of golf (examples include playing golf as a hobby or as part of a team, working at a golf course, as a caddy or in a pro shop, and any other direct, active engagement with the sport).

    Apart from the completed application, applicants must also submit: a copy of an official high school transcript (including Fall semester grades from senior year); a personal essay; a copy of their Student Aid Report, including the Expected Family Contribution; and one letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, counselor or administrator such as a principal (as an alternative, a letter of recommendation from a local business or professional person is acceptable). Winning applicants are notified near the middle of August.

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