1. Foundation Purpose & General Information about EWGA, EWGA Foundation, Women On Par® Scholarship

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EWGA Foundation - To create and fund education and leadership programs for women of all ages

About EWGA:
EWGA is a golf organization for current and aspiring business and professional women.  The mission of the organization is connecting women to learn, play, and enjoy golf for business and for fun. 

Established in 1991, EWGA is a Florida tax exempt 501(c)(6) corporation serving an international membership.  This membership association delivers a wide range of golf, social and networking activities for new and experienced golfers to members at local Chapters throughout the United States and international chapters in Bermuda, Canada and Italy. EWGA is dedicated to empowering, enriching and energizing professional women through golf and seeks to provide timely, valued benefits and services to its members.

EWGA local Chapter activities typically include:  an annual “kickoff” event; 2-3 major tournaments; weekly ‘after work’ 9-hole league play; business networking and social functions; weekend golf outings; golf rules and etiquette seminars; education programs; a Chapter Championship (the qualifying event for the EWGA Championship); charity fundraising events; and volunteer installation and recognition events.

For more information about EWGA, please visit our website at www.ewga.com.

About the EWGA Foundation:
Established in 2003, the EWGA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable tax exempt organization that, as a separate legal entity, is supported by the EWGA and funded through member contributions, donors and various fundraising activities.  The EWGA Foundation exists to create and fund education and leadership programs for women of all ages, supported by these guiding principles:

The EWGA Foundation was formed to:
- Develop educational programs to improve women’s leadership abilities, self-esteem, and business skills through golf;

- Encourage and enable women to serve as mentors to other women and girls;

- Develop scholarship programs to allow girls and women to pursue educational opportunities; and

- Provide financial support and promote activities designed to support other charitable organizations whose mission supports that of the EWGA Foundation

About the Women On Par® Scholarship
The Women On Par® Scholarship was established in 2007 to provide financial assistance to “non-traditional” female students.  This scholarship is intended for women, age 30 and older, who are attending a college or university for the first time or returning to school after an absence to complete their technical/vocational, Associates or Bachelors degree.  The scholarship is designed to help these women get “on par,” or get an equal footing with their peers, friends and other women who have had a chance to complete their college education.

One (1) $2,000 Women On Par® scholarship and one (1) $1,000 Women On Par® scholarship will be awarded in 2018.