JAMES BRANDT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

CIGCSA is happy to continue to offer its members the James W. Brandt Award for tuition support to an accredited institution of higher learning.  New this year, CIGCSA will also offer a Professional Growth Award in the form of reimbursement on cost of tuition and housing for one(1) Class A, B, C or EM member.  See below for details on both awards:

The CIGCSA/James W. Brandt Scholarship Award offers educational aid to the children, grandchildren, and dependents of the CIGCSA.  Two (2) Awards are to be given in the amounts of $2500.00 and $2000.00

 For a student to be eligible for a CIGCSA/James W. Brandt Award, the following requirements must be met:

1.     a) One scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with at least one of his or her parents, grandparents, or guardians being an active member of the CIGCSA in one of the following classifications:  A, B, or AA-Life.  Dependents and children of deceased members are also eligible if the member was currently active at the time of his/her death.

b) A second scholarship will also be awarded to a student whose parents, grandparents, or guardian has been an active member of CIGCSA in the above listed classifications as well as any member that has been active in the CIGCSA for a period of 3 consecutive years.

2.       The applicant must be enrolled full-time in an accredited institution of higher learning, or in the case of high school seniors, must be accepted at such an institution for the following year.

3.       Although any number of students from the same family may apply, only one student per family per academic year can be a recipient of the CIGCSA/James W. Brandt Scholarship Award.

To access the application click this link: Scholarship Application 2020.doc

**NEW THIS YEAR**

The CIGCSA/James W. Brandt Scholarship fund offers educational aid to the children, grandchildren, and dependents of the CIGCSA. Due to strategic planning and proper stewardship of the fund account, CIGCSA is fortunate to offer an additional professional growth award.  The award will provide funds to current CIGCSA Class A, B, C, and EM members to continue their education and enhance their careers in Turf Management.

CIGCSA/James W. Brandt Scholarship fund will award one (1) applicant a reimbursement on the cost of tuition and housing for a short course certificate $2,000.

The preferred applicant for a CIGCSA/James W. Brandt Award, would meet one of the following requirements:

  • 1.     Applicant is a Class A, B, C, or EM member in good standing with CIGCSA
  • 2.     Applicant works for a Class A, B, C, or EM member in good standing with CIGCSA and is pursuing education directly related to turfgrass        management

To access the application click this link: Staff Development Award 2020.docx

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