Eligibility Requirements:

(1) GCSANJ member, spouse, and children pursuing a 2 year, 4 year, or graduate degree.

Each application will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

Academics, Extra-Curricular Activities, and Essay Response

A. Application: Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

B. Transcripts from high school or college that include the three most recent semesters completed.

C. Essay: Please take the time to write a meaningful essay that addresses the question asked.

D. Recommendations: Applicants must submit at least two letters of recommendation from employers, teachers, or advisors. One personal recommendation, along with a professional one, is also acceptable. Please email letters to msharples@gcsanj.org or mail to:


P.O. Box 301

Pluckemin, NJ 08876

** Turf Student Recommendation: This part of the application should only be completed by those pursuing a degree in a turf related field.  The form may be filled out by a teacher, an advisor, or a member of the GCSANJ. Failure to complete this section will cause the prospective applicant to not receive the ten-point evaluation bonus given to turf students.

Please complete the online application, and email or mail the transcripts and recommendations to:


Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey
PO Box 301
Pluckemin, NJ 07978

Contact the GCSANJ Office if you need assistance – (973) 812-0710.