The GCSAA Legacy Awards competition offers education aid to the children and grandchildren of GCSAA members. At least one or more of the applicant's parents or grandparents must be an active Class A, B, C, Equipment Manager, A-Retired, B-Retired or AA member of GCSAA and/or IGCEMA for five or more consecutive years. The competition is open to natural or adoptive offspring of GCSAA members. Children, stepchildren or grandchildren of deceased members are also eligible if the member was active at the time of his or her death. Children of those employed by Syngenta, the GCSAA Foundation's Board of Trustees, the GCSAA Board of Directors, and GCSAA staff are not eligible for this program.