J. Mineck Turfgrass Award

The J. Mineck Turfgrass Award is awarded to two full-time rising junior turf majors, to be known as “Mineck Scholars.” The award is renewable for students’ senior year if criteria continue to be fulfilled. The Mineck Scholars are selected based on the following criteria: (1) minimum 3.0 GPA; (2) active participation and a leadership role in the Turf Club; (3) exemplary enthusiasm and passion for the golf industry as detailed in a one-page mandatory essay; (4) proven commitment to fellow students, the university community, and the public; (5) aspiration and potential to be hired by top employers in the golf industry and related areas; and (6) willingness to pledge to attend the annual John D. Mineck Foundation invitational each year. Students in the four-year degree program are eligible to apply.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write a one-page essay describing your enthusiasm and passion for the golf industry.