Tiger Woods and his Foundation have launched a fundraising campaign where fans can send 10 deserving students to college through the Earl Woods Scholarship Program.
Created in 2006, the program includes tuition, financial assistance, admissions counseling, dedicated mentors, specialized internships and workshops for scholars accepted into the program.
“Something a lot of people don’t realize is how big of an impact the first college graduate has on their entire family,” Woods said.
The fundraising campaign will be conducted on Tiger’s Facebook page via the streamlined FundRazr application. Participants from around the world can contribute as little as $1 to the scholarship program.
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Every dollar raised will be personally matched by Woods with all proceeds going directly to the Earl Woods Scholars. The six-week campaign, beginning today, will conclude on May 14, 2012.
Moreover, Woods is inviting the most active fundraiser to attend the AT&T National in Washington, D.C., this summer to play in the Pro-Am on Wednesday, June 27 at Congressional Country Club.
They will also have the opportunity to participate in a private putting lesson with Woods. This invite includes complimentary airfare and accommodations.
The Earl Woods Scholarship Program began as a way to celebrate the life of Earl Woods and his dedication to helping young people achieve their dreams.
Starting with five scholarship recipients in Orange County, the Foundation has now expanded the program to include 60 scholars from around the world.