This is your resource to find the answers to commonly asked questions about the Evans Scholars Foundation and the Evans Scholarship.

 
What is the Evans Scholars Foundation?

The Evans Scholars Foundation is a charitable trust that provides full, four-year tuition and housing college scholarships to deserving caddies. The Foundation is overseen by the Western Golf Association, which also runs six prestigious golf tournaments, including the BMW Championship.

 
Am I eligible for the Evans Scholarship?

Applicants must have a strong caddie record, excellent grades, demonstrated financial need and outstanding character. Find out more about the Evans Scholarship application here.

 
What are the average qualifications of Evans Scholarship recipients?

Last year, the average Scholarship recipient logged 160 loops, had an ACT score of 27 and a FAFSA EFC of $7,500.

 
How many Evans Scholarships are awarded each year?

The number of Evans Scholarships awarded changes each year. In 2018, 810 caddies applied for the Evans Scholarship and 280 Scholarships were awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year.

 
How do I apply for the Evans Scholarship?

Scholarship applications are accepted at the beginning of an applicant’s senior year of high school, as well as from college freshmen. The entire application – including supporting documents like evaluations, recommendation letters, transcripts, test scores, a CSS profile and FAFSA information – must be completed by October 30. Read more about the application process here.

 
When is the Evans Scholarship awarded?

Most Scholarships are awarded during the applicant’s senior year in high school. Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, and candidates compete for the limited number of Scholarships awarded annually. Read more about the process on our application resources page.

 
Which universities can I attend?

Living in an Evans Scholars House on campus is an integral component of the Evans Scholars Program. Applicants are expected to apply to the Evans Scholars university(ies) listed for their state (Illinois residents should apply to the University of Illinois and three additional Evans Scholars universities). Applicants apply directly to the university(ies) for admission and are expected to do so by October 30.

Colorado .................. University of Colorado, Boulder
Illinois ...................... University of Illinois, Champaign
                                    Northwestern University, Evanston
                                    Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
                                    University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN*
                                    (or other ES Universities as approved by Scholarship Committee)
Indiana..................... Indiana University, Bloomington
                                    Purdue University, West Lafayette
Kansas..................... University of Kansas, Lawrence
Michigan.................. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
                                    Michigan State University, East Lansing
Minnesota................ University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Missouri................... University of Missouri, Columbia
Ohio......................... Ohio State University, Columbus
                                    Miami University, Oxford
Oregon..................... University of Oregon, Eugene
Pennsylvania............ Penn State University, University Park
Washington.............. University of Washington, Seattle
Wisconsin................ University of Wisconsin, Madison
Other States/Areas.. University of Colorado, Boulder
                                    University of Kansas, Lawrence
                                    Miami University, OH
                                    University of Missouri, Columbia
                                    Northwestern University, IL
                                    University of Notre Dame, IN*
                                    Ohio State University, Columbus
                                    University of Oregon, Eugene
                                    University of Washington, Seattle
                                    (or other ES Universities as approved by Scholarship Committee)

*At a university without a Scholarship House, Scholars live together in a designated university residence hall