Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches is proud to honor Mrs. Victoria Kingdom with the establishment of the Victoria Kingdom Collegiate Golf Scholarship. This scholarship, which will be awarded to two high school seniors graduating in 2024, celebrates Mrs. Kingdom and her lifetime commitment in inspiring and teaching golf to young people. These scholarships will support Black/African and Hispanic/LatinX students, with a preference given to those who have an interest in, have worked in or plan a career related to golf.
Mrs. Kingdom and her husband, Joseph, joined the Fairview Golf Club in 1979, and she ran its Junior Golf Program for many years. A trailblazer, she was the first Black woman to work as a locker room attendant at PGA National Resort. She recognizes the ability of golf to connect people, provide a strong foundation of positive competitiveness, and foster good sportsmanship and teamwork – valuable skills to position youth for success in life, especially those in under-represented communities.
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Applications may be submitted online using the form below and must be received by March 1, 2024 for consideration.
Any questions regarding the Victoria Kingdom Collegiate Scholarship may be directed to Dana Johnson via email Dana.Johnson@img.com or call 561-799-4607.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Having an interest in, working or worked in, or planning a career related to golf will be a positive consideration.
The scholarship award is $2,500.00 per year, and is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a 2.75 GPA or better.
The total amount awarded to any scholarship winner shall not to exceed $10,000.00 for the four years.
Renewal information and criteria will be provided to the winners after their selection as a Victoria Kingdom Scholar has been made.
Scholarship Winners will be announced June of 2024