scholarships

scholarships for the first tee of atlanta participants

Dr. Bryan Carey Memorial Book Scholarship

In 2012, Dr. Kim Carey and Mrs. Sandra Carey established The Dr. Bryan Carey Memorial Book Scholarship in memory of their son, Dr. Bryan Carey, a caring physician and avid golfer. Two book scholarships in the amount of $250 each will be awarded to high school seniors who graduate in spring 2017 and:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in math and science courses
  • Attained Birdie certification or higher in The First Tee of Atlanta
  • Have active membership status in The First Tee of Atlanta
  • Have an interest in studying STEM subjects in college
  • Write a winning essay (250-500 words) expressing their passion for golf and STEM subjects

The application period is open now and will close Friday, April 14, 2017 at 6pm. Applicants should submit the essay to The First Tee of Atlanta c/o Dr. Bryan Carey Scholarship, by e-mail to admin@thefirstteeatlanta.org. Or submit by US mail to 1053 Cascade Circle SW, Atlanta, GA 30311. Winners will be announced May 5, 2015.

Jimmy & Bopsy Gabrielsen Book Scholarship

The Jimmy & Bopsy Gabrielsen Book Scholarship honors the founders of The First Tee of Atlanta. Through the tireless efforts of the Gabrielsens, The First Tee of Atlanta opened its doors May 2000. Since that time, the organization has brought valuable life skills training through the game of golf to thousands of Metropolitan Atlanta area children. In honor of their dedicated service, two book scholarships in the amount of $250 each will be awarded to high school seniors who will graduate in Spring 2017. Applicants must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater in their high school courses
  • Have attained Birdie certification or higher in The First Tee of Atlanta
  • Write a winning essay of 250-500 words describing his or her experience in The First Tee of Atlanta and the impact of the experience of his or her life

The application period will close April 14, 2017. Applicants should submit applications to The First Tee of Atlanta c/o Jimmy & Bopsy Gabrielsen Scholarship, by e-mail to admin@thefirstteeatlanta.org. Or submit by US mail to 1053 Cascade Circle SW, Atlanta, GA 30311. Winners will be announced May 5, 2017.