Higher Education Scholarship

Supported by Jacobsen

Thanks to generous support from Jacobsen, BIGGA has been able to award Higher Education Scholarships since 2002.

Designed to help greenkeeper members of BIGGA move into higher education, the scholarships may be awarded to those studying for the following qualifications:

  • N/SVQ Level 4
  • Higher National Certificate
  • Foundation Degree/HND
  • BSc Turf Management
  • MA in Sustainable Golf Course Management

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must meet the following:

  1. Be a Greenkeeper Member of BIGGA
  2. Be working as a full-time greenkeeper
  3. Have been a BIGGA Member for a minimum of 2 years

The following criteria may also be taken into consideration:

  • Type of Education Course
  • Previous Training and Development
  • If the course contains an environmental module
  • Contribution to BIGGA

Your details will also be shared with Jacobsen.

To apply for a Higher Education Scholarship, download an application form from your My BIGGA pages.

2018 Scholarships have been awarded to:

Amanda Dorans - HNC Golf Course Management

Jonathan Gamble - HNC Golf Course Management

Blair Shearer - HNC Golf Course Management

2017 Scholarships have been awarded to:

David Perdisatt - HNC Golf Course Management

Richard Johnstone - HND Golf Course Management

Allan Duncan - HNC Golf Course Management

2016 Scholarships have been awarded to:

Tom Coulson - HNC Golf Course Management

Barry McCulloch - HNC Golf Course Management

David Roberts - FdSc Sportsturf

Benjamin Williams - FdSc Sportsturf

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