OGSA is committed to broadening knowledge through formal education channels and by exchanging experiences and ideas with fellow members. One avenue of achieving this is through our Scholarship and Awards Program.
We also acknowledge individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession with the "William Sansom" Distinguished Service Award.
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If you wish to submit an application via email, you may do so however, please ensure you submit ONE document with all the required information in .PDF format.
$1,300.00 + 1 Year OGSA Membership
|Members Only (for children, grandchildren and wards of members)
2 Awards -
1st - $2,000
2nd - $1,500
2 Awards of $2,500.00
2 Awards -
1st - $2,200
2nd - $1,200
Norm McCollum Entrance Scholarship
OGSA Contribution, administered by the U of Guelph
ALL OGSA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO:
Ontario Golf Superintendents' Association
Guelph Turfgrass Institute
328 Victoria Road South
Guelph ON N1L 0H2
Or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE DEADLINE FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS IS NOVEMBER 1ST OF EACH YEAR
THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD IS OCTOBER 1ST OF EACH YEAR
Questions can be directed to Sally Ross at 519 767-3341 or 877 824-6472 or email to email@example.com
2018 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS
OGSA president, Cory Janzen (centre) presents the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary Award to winners (left) Joel Johnston and (right) Jordan Kitchen
(Left) OGSA president Cory Janzen presents the Turf Managers Short Course Award to George Kennedy
(Left) OGSA president Cory Janzen presents the Turf Grass Award to winner Denver Hart. Absent from photo: winner, Nicholas Turner.
HERITAGE AWARD (Photo not available)
1st place: Daria Stauffer
2nd place: Taylor Neale
2016 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS
Left to Right - Cam Shaw - Piper's Heath GC, John Ingham - Summit G&CC, and Steve Rabski - Bayview G&CC - winners of the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
Right - Ray Dlugokecki accepts on behalf of his daughter Kristen, 1st place winner of the Heritage Award
Right - Samuel Piccolo 2nd place winner of the Heritage Award
Right - Marco China, University of Guelph - First place winner of the Turfgrass Education Award
Right - Nicholas Blaney, RiverBend GC - Winner of the Turf Managers Short Course
2015 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS AT 2016 AWARDS LUNCHEON
Left - Ken Tilt, 1st place winner of the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
Left - Ryan Marangoni, 3rd place winner of the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
Left - Steve Rabski, recipient of the Turfgrass Education Award
Left - Emmerson Gravett, 2015 Heritage Award Winner
Click here for the list of scholarship winners for 2015.
2014 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS AT 2015 AWARDS BREAKFAST
(Left to right) Virginia Kinney, Reg Langen, Ken Tilt, Chris Copeman, and Michael Gentry were presented their awards at the Awards Breakfast held on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at the Scotiabank Centre in Niagara Falls.
Megan Brown, 2014 Heritage Award Winner
I wanted to thank you and everyone at OGSA for the beautiful plaque that you sent me. This scholarship has really helped out a lot this year and will help me pursue my dreams. Thank you for being an amazing organization and I wish you all the best. Attached is a picture of myself with the award. You should be receiving a card in the mail shortly.