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TGR Foundation

  • TGR Foundation
    SUITE 150
  • Irvine, CA 92617
  • (949) 725-3003
  • 1996

Program Description

Our programs break the cycle of poverty through college-access opportunities for low-income students. At Tiger Woods Learning Centers across the country, scholars in grades 5-12 are immersed in an interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) curriculum. Here, they make the connection between school and career, while planning a road map to college.

Tailored to the needs of the first-generation scholar, the Earl Woods Scholarship Program provides college scholarships coupled with an unyielding support system. Through dedicated mentors, professional development workshops, internships and staff support, our one-to-one philosophy ensures 100 percent success of our students in college and beyond.

The flagship Tiger Woods Learning Center was launched in Anaheim, California, in February 2006. Since its inception, the 35,000 square-foot education facility has reached students through its hands-on classes -- ranging from forensic science and aerospace to robotics, biotechnology, video production and graphic design.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 10%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 26%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 39%
  • Other: 10%
  • African American: 15%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 63
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 62
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk


  • More than 75%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Georgetown University
  • Stanford University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Graduation: 98%