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Athletic Training Scholarships

Here are some of the Athletic Training scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Ethnic Minority & Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship For Careers In Athletics

The Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics programs were developed by the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics and the NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee. The goal of the enhancement programs is to increase the pool of and opportunities for qualified minority and female candidates in intercollegiate athletics through postgraduate scholarships. The NCAA awards $7,500 to 13 scholarships to ethnic minorities and 13 scholarships to female college graduates who will be entering their initial year of postgraduate studies. The applicant must be seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or other program that will help the applicant obtain a career in intercollegiate athletics, such as athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or other career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics. Eligibility Applicants must be seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or other graduate program that will assist the applicant in obtaining a career in intercollegiate athletics (athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or other career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics). Applicants may not have begun any initial postgraduate studies. If the applicant has begun graduate level hours, he or she is not eligible to apply for an NCAA Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Programs' Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants must have performed with distinction as a student body member at their respective undergraduate institution. The applicant's involvement in extracurricular activities, course work, commitment to pursuing a career in intercollegiate athletics and promise for success in such a career will be considered.

Track & Field (Indoor - Outdoor) & Cross Country - Women

Criteria: 1. File with the NCAA Clearinghouse. 2. Participate in the recruiting process with the coach. 3. Receive an offer for a scholarship from the coach. Contact Information: Students interested in receiving a womens track & field scholarship should contact the head coach, Andy Sythe ((562) 985-4666; mailto:asythe@csulb.edu) and view http://www.longbeachstate.com for information related to CSULB athletics.

National Athletic Trainers

Criteria: 1. Must be pursuing a degree related to athletic training. 2. Must become a member of NATA before November 1. 3. Must have a minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA. 4. Must be an undergraduate student. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.natafoundation.org/scholarship.html#eligible for more information and an application form.

Golf - Men

Criteria: 1. File with the NCAA Clearinghouse. 2. Participate in the recruiting process with the coach. 3. Receive an offer for a scholarship from the coach. Contact Information: Students interested in receiving a mens golf scholarship should contact the head coach, Bob Livingstone ((562) 985-4050; mailto:boblivy@csulb.edu) and/ view http://view www.longbeachstate.com for information related to CSULB athletics.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Athletic Grants-In-Aid

Criteria: These grants are administered through the athletic department. A student with exceptional athletic talent may be eligible for a grant to cover a portion or all the cost of education. For further details contact the athletic department.

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Programs

The NCAA awards up to 174 postgraduate scholarships annually, 87 for men and 87 for women. The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition. The one-time grants of $7,500 each are awarded for fall sports, winter sports and spring sports. Each sports season (fall, winter and spring), there are 29 scholarships available for men and 29 scholarships available for women. The scholarships are one-time, non-renewable grants. OVERVIEW OF NOMINATION PROCESS The NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship nomination is to be submitted by the faculty athletics representative (FAR) or by a FAR designee. It is the responsibility of the FAR or FAR designee to ensure all sections of the nomination are submitted to the NCAA national office not later than the sport season deadlines. FARs or FAR designees must nominate qualified student-athletes using the Postgraduate Scholarship Online Submission System. In total, there are five sections to be completed. Additionally, FARs must ensure that the nominee’s transcripts are sent to the NCAA national office. Emails will be sent from the online system to the student-athlete and three individuals for recommendations. The emails are generated after the FAR submits his or her nomination section. Nomination Sections 1. FAR nomination- includes a formal recommendation for the nominee. 2. Student-athlete section- to be completed by the nominee, which includes a formal personal statement. 3. Head coach recommendation. 4. Athletics administrator recommendation. 5. Professor recommendation. Please check the website for more information.

Division II Degree Completion Award Program

The NCAA established the Division II Degree Completion Award Program in 2001 to provide deserving student-athletes financial assistance for them to complete their first baccalaureate degree. Candidates will be students who have exhausted their athletics eligibility and have received athletics financial aid. The selection process for the national award emphasizes the academic performance of the student-athlete. Other factors considered are financial circumstances, athletic achievement and involvement in campus and community activities. To date, nearly $4 million has been given to approximately 1,000 deserving student-athletes. Of those student-athletes who have received the award since its inception, 94 percent have earned their undergraduate degree using this program. Requirements for the Award Applicant shall be a student-athlete who has exhausted athletics eligibility at an active NCAA Division II institution within the past academic year. Awards are limited to student-athletes during their first 10 semesters or 15 quarters of full-time collegiate attendance. Applicant shall not be participating in another intercollegiate sport during the period of the award. Applicant must have received athletics-related financial aid from the NCAA Division II member institution. Applicant must be within 32 semester or 48 quarters hours of completion of his or her first undergraduate degree at the completion of the spring term. Applicant must have a 2.50 cumulative grade-point average. Applicant shall not receive any athletics aid if awarded a Division II Degree Completion Award. Applicant shall use the grant to complete undergraduate degree requirements from the Division II institution where the applicant last competed.

Waterpolo - Women

Criteria: 1. File with the NCAA Clearinghouse. 2. Participate in the recruiting process with the coach. 3. Receive an offer for a scholarship from the coach. Contact Information: Students interested in receiving a womens waterpolo scholarship should contact the head coach, Ricardo Azevedo ((562) 985-1922; mailto:razevedo@csulb.edu) and view http://www.longbeachstate.com for information related to CSULB athletics.

Basketball - Women Scholarship

Criteria: 1. File with the NCAA Clearinghouse. 2. Participate in the recruiting process with the coach. 3. Receive an offer for a scholarship from the coach. Contact Information: Students interested in receiving a womens basketball scholarship should contact the head coach, Mary Hegarty ((562) 985-7975; mailto:mhegarty@csulb.edu) and view http://view www.longbeachstate.com for information related to CSULB athletics.

Bill Leesburg Golf Scholarship

Provides an award to a student who qualifies for the CSUSB Golf team, maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrates community service activity, and meets all relevant eligibility requirements to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Preference given to student with financial need. The most recent award was $350.

Volleyball - Women

Criteria: 1. File with the NCAA Clearinghouse. 2. Participate in the recruiting process with the coach. 3. Receive an offer for a scholarship from the coach. Contact Information: Students interested in receiving a womens volleyball scholarship should contact the assistant coach, Debbie Green-Vargas ((562) 985-8739; mailto:dgreen2@csulb.edu) and view http://www.longbeachstate.com for information related to CSULB athletics.

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