2018 Scholarship Applications Available

Don’t Delay! Deadline is December 1

Scholarships Applications
Now Available

Two Great Opportunities
Dr. James McAfee Scholarship and the
Cody Hobbs Scholarship

The Texas STMA established a scholarship fund to promote the sports turf profession to students interested in turfgrass management and to assist sports turf professionals seeking to improve through continuing education courses. These scholarships promote the sports turf management profession as a career choice and demonstrates the necessity of the sports turf manager as a vital position within any organization that provides sports fields.

The Dr. James McAfee Scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a turf management or agronomy program, with emphasis in sports turf management, at a four-year college or university. Applicants do not have to be current members of Texas STMA. This scholarship is awarded based on criteria adopted from the STMA SAFE Scholarship by the Texas STMA Board of Directors.

Click below for James McAfee Scholarship Application

McAfee PDF Version

McAfee Word Version

The Cody Hobbs Scholarship will be awarded to a professional or commercial member of Texas STMA who seeks to improve their knowledge in the profession of sports turf management through continuing education or correspondence courses by an accredited college or university. This scholarship is awarded based on criteria established by the Texas STMA Board of Directors.  The applicant must also provide valid reasons as to why they will benefit from this award and must complete the course within one year.

Click below for Cody Hobbs Scholarship Application

Hobbs PDF Version

Hobbs Word Version

Scholarships are awarded at the Annual Business Meeting held each December in conjunction with the Texas Turfgrass Association Winter Conference and Exhibit.