What is the minimum GPA to get a scholarship?

The minimum GPA varies based on your standardized test scores and which college division level you want to play. For NCAA Divisions 1 and 2, the lowest you can possibly score is a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. If you have a 2.0 GPA you must score a combined 1010 on the critical reading and […]

What is a verbal scholarship offer?

When a college coach offers a scholarship to a potential student-athlete verbally, this is considered a verbal scholarship offer. Verbal scholarships are not binding, but more of an agreement that the student-athlete will attend their school and sign an NLI. A verbal scholarship offer is not a binding agreement. At any time, a student-athlete or […]

What schools offer scholarships in my sport?

The NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA have thousands of member schools combined. And there are athletic scholarships offered at most of them except for Division 3. The NCAA oversees 23 different sports and the NAIA covers 13. While not every single school may have your sport, there are still hundreds of opportunities to find an athletic […]

What other scholarships are available?

Thousands of high school student-athletes hope they will find an athletic scholarship that will allow them to compete in their favorite sport in college. Receiving an athletic scholarship is a great opportunity and those who are able to earn one should be grateful. But not every student-athlete is able to earn an athletic scholarship, especially […]

What are State Grants?

State Grants are similar to scholarships in that they’re a form of financial aid. However, they are distributed solely based on need and not by merit. State governments have these grants for eligible students who need financial aid in order to go to college. These grants are more specifically given to financially needy students so […]

What are Federal Loans?

Federal loans are loans distributed by the government that offer low interest rates and payment options and are designed specifically for college students. There are two different types of loans available: subsidized and unsubsidized loans. In Subsidized loans, the government covers your interest rate until you graduate college. With unsubsidized loans, the student is responsible […]

Where can I get financial aid?

Being able to afford college is a tough task nowadays. Finding money for college is becoming more and more important to many families. There is a ton of financial aid money available to incoming college students, so it’s all about knowing where to look! There are a few different types of financial aid for college […]

What is Financial Aid?

This is any form of finical assistance provided to you. These can be athletic, academic scholarships or federal or state grants. Some financial aid can be free or you might be required to pay back your financial aid.

Can I combine my athletic and academic scholarship?

Absolutely. There are many high school athletes who earn both academic and athletic scholarships and are able to combine both for a larger financial aid package. It happens most often with good students who want to attend colleges that can’t afford to give them a significant athletic scholarship. That’s why it’s so important to be […]

Can a coach take away my scholarship without telling me?

The subject of losing a scholarship is always very touchy because the process is never easy. Usually, if you ask a coach and the athlete what the story is, the truth lies somewhere in the middle. Almost never does an athlete just have their scholarship taken away (usually they never had it in the first […]

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