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Envision EMI to Offer up to $1.2 Million in Scholarship

BRASELTON, Ga. – The AJGA will partner with Envision EMI to offer up to $1.2 million in scholarships, the Association announced Tuesday. The partnership, which seeks to reward the AJGA’s motivated and high-achieving membership, features $1.2 million in scholarships to Envision EMI’s many different leadership programs, including the Congressional Youth Leadership Council and the National Young Leaders Forum.

“The AJGA is very excited to provide our membership with such a unique opportunity,” AJGA Southeast Regional Director Preston Etheridge said. “Envision EMI offers excellent leadership programs that will greatly benefit the AJGA membership.”

Each AJGA member who qualifies will be entitled to a $250 scholarship to be used toward participation in an Envision EMI program. The programs, held across the United States and in several foreign countries, will help juniors hone their leadership skills. The scholarships are available to AJGA members who are high-achieving students with a minimum grade point average of 3.3. To apply for a scholarship, or to obtain more information on specific programs, visit www.envisionemi.com/AJGA.

"On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Congressional Youth Leadership Council we are pleased to offer $1.2 million in scholarships for leadership education to the high-achieving students and members of the American Junior Golf Association,” said Susan Feaster, Vice President of Philanthropy and Social Corporate Responsibility for Envision EMI.

Envision EMI, LLC, is “the world’s largest creator of leadership and success programs for high achieving young people.” Based in Vienna, Virginia, Envision is a nonpartisan, educational organization. The staff of Envision EMI is proud to have been involved in conducting educational programs for high-achieving individuals since 1985.  Their mission is to “fulfill the passionate desire in parents of high achievers to raise happy, successful children.” To date, nearly 600,000 scholars representing all 50 states,the District of Columbia, American Territories and over 100 countries have participated in these programs. Envision’s programs focus on experiential education in which participants learn by doing. Scholars receive the skills and resources they need to succeed in an ever-evolving world to help them reach their full leadership potential.  

The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and 30 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.

Titleist, the AJGA’s National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association’s success since 1989. Rolex Watch USA, which is in its third decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Polo Ralph Lauren became the AJGA’s second Premier Partner.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 400 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Stewart Cink, Cristie Kerr, Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel.

For more information, please contact Ashley O’Dell (aodell@ajga.org) in the AJGA Communications Department at (678) 425-1787 or visit Envision EMI’s website at www.envisionemi.com/AJGA.