What does it take to be an Evans Scholar?
An Evans Scholarship is a one-year grant which covers tuition and housing and may be renewed for up to four years at the Foundation’s option. To become an Evans Scholar, you must have caddied for a minimum of two years and 50 loops. Applicants also must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and have taken the ACT.
How does the Evans Scholarship work?
The Evans Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition and housing award for golf caddies with financial need. Recipients attend 1 of 21 colleges, most of which are in the Midwest. Students live in Evans Scholars houses on campus all four years. An active alumni community mentors students and raises funds for the program.
How many people get the Evans Scholarship?
How many Evans Scholarships are awarded each year? The number of Evans Scholarships awarded changes each year. In 2021, 860 caddies applied for the Evans Scholarship and 315 Scholarships were awarded for the 2022-23 academic year.
How many Evans Scholars are there per year?
For this school year 1,100 Evans Scholars are attending 22 Universities and they are tracking toward their goal of reaching 1,500 in school annually by 2030.
How do you win the Evans Scholarship?
To qualify for an Evans Scholarship, a caddie must meet four key requirements. Candidates must have at least two years of outstanding caddying service. Candidates must have an excellent high school academic record, including high standardized test scores. Candidates must demonstrate significant financial need.
Who funds Evans Scholars?
Our annual Par Club campaign is the primary source of funding for Evans Scholarships. You can become a Par Club member by making an annual gift of $250 or greater or by signing up for monthly giving.
How much is an Evans Scholarship worth?
The Chick Evans Scholarship is a full tuition and housing college scholarship for high-achieving caddies, a scholarship recently awarded to Notre Dame senior Connor Hawley. NDA Spanish teacher Diane Mulroney, Northwestern graduate, was also an Evans Scholarship recipient. The scholarship is valued at $120,000.
How many schools have Evans Scholars?
We send Evans Scholars to 22 leading universities nationwide. Our students live and work together in community, earning a reputation for scholastic achievement and excellence in community service.