Podcast: Ryan Jones and Amy Fuller, Evans Scholars Foundation

Left to Right: Amy Fuller, Ryan Jones, Roy Kessel

Join us for this week’s Podcast about the Evans Scholars Foundation as we had the opportunity to sit down on-site for the Web.com Tour’s Evans Scholars Invitational from The Glen Club in Glenview, Illinois. Join our host Roy Kessel, as he sits down with Ryan Jones, Senior Director of Development and Amy Fuller, Vice President of Communications for the Western Golf Association and Evans Scholars Foundation.

Ryan Jones and Amy Fuller join our host Roy Kessel

Here are some of the highlights from our Podcast:

  • 00:50 Ryan’s background and progress through different University fundraising roles
  • 05:15 Fundraising efforts from 11,000+ alums
  • 06:20 Success of alums and how that contributes to the program
  • 06:50 Club member support with a focus on providing full tuition and housing
  • 08:50 Application process for becoming an Evans Scholar
  • 11:48 Amy shares her experiences as a scholar and talks about diversity efforts
  • 14:45 Amy outlines the requirements to be eligible for scholarship
  • 16:00 Make up of the applicant pool
  • 18:00 Amount of money needed to support the scholars on an annual basis
  • 23:00 Post graduation business opportunities
  • 28:20 Contributions to Par Club and success of scholars academically
  • 33:05 Amy shares how life works in the house

For more information about the Evans Scholars Foundation, please visit their website at www,wgaesf,org. We hope you enjoyed learning more about the outstanding work that they do and the opportunities that exist for support their work.

Roy Kessel

Roy Kessel

Roy Kessel is the Founder of the Sports Philanthropy Network. Roy has worked in the sports business world for over 20 years including serving as an instructor in Northwestern University's graduate Sports Management Program. Having served as a sports lawyer representing athletes, entrepreneurs and start-up businesses, Roy has extensive experience helping organizations improve their strategy, marketing, communications and leadership development.
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