Scholarships

Earning College Scholarships

Rewarding the hard work of Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association members with scholarships for higher education has a long history in our organization.

From 1977 – 2015, the SNJGA awarded $450,000 in scholarship money between the Jim Colbert Scholarship, V. Massi Scholarship, Danny Gans Scholarship and other awards. In 2020 we returned to award $17,500 in scholarships in conjunction with the Bill Walters Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship.

In 2021 we continued to award deserving high school seniors and established two new scholarships; the Walter M. Galyk Scholarship and the Charlie Teel Scholarship.

We look forward to hearing much more from each of the potential applicants.

We agree with Benjamin Franklin:

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

2021 College Scholarship Recipients

Cassidy Phelan

Cassidy Phelan

Deserae Olsen

Deserae Olsen

Riana Mission

Riana Mission

Clarissa Burhan

Clarissa Burhan

Sophia Higuera

Sophia Higuera

Kyndall Newman

Kyndall Newman

Not pictured: Blake Schaper

2020 College Scholarship Recipients

Ben Sawaia

Ben Sawaia

Fiona McCombe

Fiona McCombe

Lauryn Lescenski

Lauryn Lescenski

Taehwan Jang

Taehwan Jang

Not pictured: Dustin Landerman, Skyler Ngo

Scholarship Application

The Bill Walters Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship
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*Applications have been mailed to graduating seniors

Congratulations to Cassidy Phelan on committing to Colorado Mesa! https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/college-commit-spotlight-cassidy-phelan/ ...

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Our March Madness Membership is still going on! Join or renew in the month of March and be entered to win a $25 gift card! Winner is drawn every Friday! Join or renew here: https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/membership/ ...

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Check out our Alumni Spotlight on Bradley Keyer! https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/alumni-spotlight-bradley-keyer/ ...

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There is still time to sign up for the Walter M. Galyk Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament! It's going to be on April 29th at Highland Falls Golf Club. More info & registration here: https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/event/walter-m-galyk-memorial-golf-tournament/ #juniorgolf #vegasgolf #vegasjuniorgolf ...

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Our new tournament medals just arrived and they are 🔥🔥 !!! Are you signed up for our upcoming tournament at Boulder City Golf Club for a chance to win one of these? 🥇🥈🥉⛳️ #juniorgolf #snjga #tournamentgolf #medalsonmedals #lasvegas #golf #golfvegas #bouldercitynv #hendersonnv #vegasjuniorgolf #juniorgolfvegas #lasvegasjuniorgolf ...

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Two of our upcoming events! Tag a friend below to remind them to get registered! https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/6982203252485956233 ...

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Only a few days left to register for the SNJGA Event at The Club at Sunrise! Use the link below to get signed up! https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/6981691572429562459 ...

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It's time to Get Out & Golf! Come join us at one of our Get Out & Golf Clinics for FREE! You do need to pre-register though. Use the link below to check out the different dates and times! https://snjga-com.3dcartstores.com/Golf-Clinics_c_29.html ...

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The tournament on February 13th & 14th at Palm Valley/Highland Falls is going to be a IMG Qualifier for all ages!! Make sure to get signed up! https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/6970521052170462171 ...

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Our first tournament of 2021 is right around the corner! Who is going to be joining us?! https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/6969986981476475852 ...

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Congratulations to our SNJGA Member, William Moser for committing to Cal Lutheran - great work! Check out the full article here: https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/member-spotlight-moser-commits-to-cal-lutheran/ ...

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Spots are limited!! Head on over to get registered! https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/6982203252485956233 ...

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Congratulations to our SNJGA Member, Mckenzi Hall for committing to UNLV! Great work! https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/member-spotlight-hall-commits-to-unlv/ ...

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Our Swing for Juniors fundraiser is still going on! Get 3 rounds for $100! https://snjga-com.3dcartstores.com/Swing-for-Juniors--3-Rounds-of-Golf-for-100-Desert-Pines-Las-Vegas-GC-Painted-Desert_p_274.html ...

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If you haven't already, make sure to fill out the Guardian Profile for your Junior Golfer! https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/guardian-profile/ ...

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Congrats to our SNJGA Member, Blake Schaper for committing to South Dakota State! Great work! https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/blake-schaper-commits-to-south-dakota-state/ ...

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Congrats to Riana Mission for being named an AJGA Scholastic All-American along with committing to The University of San Francisco! https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/riana-mission-commits-to-usf-earns-ajga-scholastic-junior-all-america/ ...

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Thanks to everyone who came out to the Henderson Amateur!! Congratulations to the winners!! Full article from the event here: https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/snjga-henderson-amateur-2020-at-legacy-golf-club/ ...

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Who is enjoying this nice weekend on the course?! ...

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Make sure to fill out the Guardian Profile Form for your junior golfer in order for them to be able to access GHIN.com! https://new.southernnevadajuniorgolf.com/guardian-profile/ ...

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