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Jay Mottola Scholarship


The Jay Mottola Scholarship (JMS) is a significant scholarship, available for four years of undergraduate study. In collaboration with the local CSFs, the MGAF and JMS Committee will identify and invite top candidates to submit an essay; finalists will then be interviewed and the award recipient selected.  The MGA Foundation and area Caddie Scholarship Funds are thrilled to work together to honor and continue Jay’s lasting impact on caddies and the game we all love.

How To Apply

Applications for the Jay Mottola Scholarship are now CLOSED for the 2024-25 academic year. You can visit the JMS page on the MGA website for more information.

Current Recipient

The current Recipient of the Jay Mottola Scholarship is Eikoh Hayashi of Bronxville, N.Y. Hayashi is set to graduate from the University of North Dakota in the spring of 2023. Read more about Hayashi and his journey!

Support the JMS Fund

Your support of the Jay Mottola Scholarship will make a meaningful impact on the life of a young person in the Long Island, New Jersey, and the Westchester area. With the creation of the JMS, this opportunity marks the first time all three local funds will work together on candidate screening and selection for this new, high-value scholarship award. Once again, as in the past, Jay brings the Met Area community together. Click here to help support the Jay Mottola Scholarship.