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October 15 is the Super Bowl for Recognition and Funds!

STMA and SAFE have numerous programs for awards, scholarships and grants that are due on Oct. 15.

  • In college in a turfgrass management program? Submit for a SAFE Scholarship, including the Dr. Watson scholarships sponsored by The Toro Company.
  • Worked as an intern last summer? Get reimbursed $1000 from the Gary Vanden Berg Internship Grant.
  • Have a college student who is not pursuing a degree in turfgrass management? You are eligible to submit for the Darian Daily Legacy Award.
  • Are you, or do you know a Sports Turf Manager seeking continuing education? Submit or nominate someone for the Terry Mellor Continuing Education Grant, sponsored by Turface Athletics.
  • Do you know someone who isn’t a member of STMA? Direct them to apply for a Leo Goertz Membership Grant, sponsored by Pioneer Athletics
  • Want to showcase your field to your peers and your community? Apply for a Field of the Year Award, sponsored by Carolina Green, Hunter Industries, Precision Laboratories and World Class Athletic Surfaces.
  • Are you a commercial member with a new or enhanced product or service that will help sports turf managers or the industry? Apply for an Innovative Award.
  • Know someone who embodies the characteristics of our Founders — dedication and commitment to the industry? Nominate them for a Founders Award.

Be sure to follow the instructions to submit for the awards, scholarships and grants noted above. Questions? Call STMA HQ, 800-323-3875.