2024 Arnold and Winnie Palmer Foundation Scholarship Program

Arnold and Winnie Palmer Foundation Scholarship at First Tee – Central Florida application window is now closed.

First Tee – Central Florida’s graduating high school seniors and alumni were invited to apply. 

For 2024, the scholarship program will distribute funds to deserving students who represent the life and values of Arnold Palmer and First Tee – Central Florida. The program is open to First Tee – Central Florida graduating seniors enrolling in post-secondary education (i.e. – four year college, two year college, technical school) as well as First Tee – Central Florida alumni currently enrolled in post-secondary education. 

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Graduating high school senior who will be continuing their education and/or alum currently enrolled in post-secondary education who carry a minimum 3.0 gpa
  • Active in First Tee – Central Florida through high school
  • For 2025, the application links will be accessible below

About the Arnold and Winnie Palmer Foundation:

Alongside his wife of nearly 50 years, Winnie, Mr. Palmer’s leadership transcended golf, engaging in philanthropic work that changed lives. Through grantmaking and initiatives, the Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation champions Palmer’s devotion to youth – encouraging strong character and supporting children facing health challenges – and honor their commitment to nature and its ability to enrich and heal us. The Palmer Foundation’s vision is a Life Well Played for future generations.

About First Tee – Central Florida: 

First Tee — Central Florida is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created for the purpose to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Children ages 7 to 17 can join First Tee — Central Florida’s Golf Program classes which introduces young people to the game of golf and more importantly the positive values and healthy habits associated with the game. First Tee – Central Florida centers their program around building game changers who will grow to be positive members of their community.