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Scholarships & Awards
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.
 
Please click on scholarship for further information
 
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)
 
$3,500.00
2 Awards - 
1st - $2,000
2nd - $1,500
Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
For Assistant Superintendent Members of OGSA 

2 Awards of $2,500.00

 
$3,400.00
2 Awards -
1st - $2,200
2nd - $1,200
Norm McCollum Entrance Scholarship
OGSA Contribution, administered by the U of Guelph
 
$1,000.00
 
 
 

ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO: 
Ontario Golf Superintendents' Association
Scholarship Chair
Guelph Turfgrass Institute
328 Victoria Road South
Guelph ON  N1L 0H2
Or emailed to: manager@ogsa.ca

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 manager@ogsa.ca

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
 
"Hello Sally,
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. 
Thanks again,
Megan Brown"