Who We Are

Aiding Student-Golfers in Vermont Since 1964

George Smith, Floyd James, Ralph Eaton, Urban Wakefield, and William Chesley established the Vermont Golf Association Scholarship Fund in 1964.  They set out to assist deserving young students with a connection to the great game of golf obtain a college education. 

The first grant awarded was $400 for four years.  In 2004, the VGASF increased the number of scholars awarded to 10 with each student receiving $1000 per year – increasing the annual scholarship awards to $40,000 per year.  To date, 496 young men and women in Vermont have received scholarship assistance totaling more than $1,450,000.

Scholars Awarded


Per Year for Four Years


Total Awarded Each year


Total Donations

Why Choose Us?

Since our inception in 1964 we have helped 496 students realize their dreams of obtaining a college education.  Awarding over $1,450,000 to deserving students.

As a licensed 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, your donations are tax deductible.  We provide receipts for all of our donations.

This great game has given us an incredible amount of joy, excitement, and opportunity over the years and the VGASF helps to give back to bright young students with a similar connection to golf.

Our online donation system makes the process simple and easy, including your receipt for tax deductions.

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We can use your help at one of our events!  Please reach out to the VGASF by emailing info@vgasf.org to see how you can help!