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2016-2017 J. Wood Platt Facts & Figures


Caddie-Scholar Financials

-- There are 191 caddie-scholars receiving benefits from the J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship Trust.
-- More than $1.15 million in grants will be distributed during the school year.
-- The maximum grant amount is $10,000 for undergraduates and graduate students
-- The amount of an average grant is $7,382.
-- Forty-seven of our caddie-scholars have their unmet need completely covered by a Platt scholarship.
-- There is still more than $1.4 million in unmet need for our caddie-scholars after taking Platt grants into account.
-- Thirty-four of our caddie-scholars have no financial need and are therefore classified as Honorary Caddie-Scholars.
-- The cumulative GPA of our caddie-scholars is 3.2.

Colleges & Universities

-- Platt caddie-scholars currently attend 75 different colleges or universities.
-- The school with the most Platt caddie-scholars is Penn State, with 35 scholars total, counting PSU branch campuses. Other schools boasting a large number of Platt caddie-scholars:
Temple University, 22
West Chester University, 11
Drexel University, 8
University of Pittsburgh, 6
Rutgers University, 6

GAP Member Clubs

-- Our caddie-scholars come from 40 different Golf Association of Philadelphia member clubs.
-- Philadelphia Cricket Club boasts the highest number of Platt caddie-scholars, with 17. Other clubs with large totals:
Saucon Valley CC, 16
Philadelphia CC, 13
Aronimink GC, 9
Lehigh CC, 8
Huntingdon Valley CC, 6
Lancaster CC, 6
Llanerch CC, 6
Merion GC, 6
North Hills CC, 6
Overbrook GC, 6
Rolling Green GC, 6
Stonewall, 6

 

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