The Golf Foundation of Missouri - Larry L. Deskins Scholarship Fund

The Larry L. Deskins Scholarship (“Scholarship”) will provide financial assistance for secondary education to eligible applicants that have attended Golf Foundation of Missouri summer camps.

Applicant Criteria/Eligibility

  • Current graduating high school seniors
  • Documented GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Greater St. Louis area residents (MO &IL)
  • Documented Golf Foundation of MO summer camp participant
  • Candidate must be attending an accredited: 2 or 4 year college or university, junior college, or trade or vocational school in the United States upon graduation. Applicants that have already received a technical or secondary degree are not eligible.

Before funds are disbursed eligible recipients will be asked to provide:

  • Documentation of acceptance and enrollment,
  • A signed Guideline Agreement and,
  • A summary of 40 hours of community Service.

Final Selection Criteria

  • Ambition and commitment
  • Intellectual ability
  • Future goals
  • Character
  • Community involvement
  • Financial need
  • Personal interview

Questions? Contact – Andrew Belsky (314) 249-5793

Award amount: 1-2 award recipients in the amount of $2-4K annually

The Larry L. Deskins Scholarship Fund
Up To $4,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship is only for students who have attend a Golf Foundation of Missouri summer camp. Please enter the year(s) you attended camp.
  2. ESSAY: Write an essay (up to 500 words) outlining the importance of this "Scholarship" to you and how you plan to "pay it forward" and give back to community.
  3. Please outline 40 community service hours that you provided or plan to provide before leaving for school.
    • 1. Organization
    • 2. Service provided
    • 3. Hours completed
    • 4. Dates you served
    • 5. Contact person at the organization
    • 6. Phone number of the organization
  4. Are you available for a Zoom or personal interview if a finalist?
  5. Upload your 2024-2025 FAFSA Submission Summary.
  6. APPLICANT SIGNATURE: By entering my full name below, I authorize Golf Foundation of Missouri and its agents to examine, verify and discuss the contents of this application. I certify that all answers are accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge, and that all information in the application and essay are my own work. I understand that the decisions made regarding my participation in this program are made by Golf Foundation of Missouri in reliance upon the truth and correctness of my statements.
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