scholarships

scholarships for The First Tee® of Metro 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 each spring and:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in math and science courses
  • Attained Birdie certification or higher in The First Tee® of Metro Atlanta
  • Have active membership status in The First Tee® of Metro 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 opens March 1st and close April 15th with winners announced in May.

Jimmy & Bopsy Gabrielsen Book Scholarship

The Jimmy & Bopsy Gabrielsen Book Scholarship honors the founders of The First Tee® of Metro Atlanta. Through the tireless efforts of the Gabrielsens, The First Tee® of Metro 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 Metro 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 each spring. 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 Metro Atlanta
  • Write a winning essay of 250-500 words describing his or her experience in The First Tee® of Metro Atlanta and the impact of the experience of his or her life

The application period opens March 1st and close April 15th with winners announced in May.