NCAA ETHNIC MINORITY AND WOMEN'S ENHANCEMENT POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR CAREER IN ATHLETICS

SPONSORING AGENCY: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

PURPOSE: 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 NCAA awards 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 related 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.

FIELDS: Sports Administration or related program

ELIGIBILITY:

  1. 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).
  2. Applicants may not have begun any initial postgraduate studies.
  3. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  4. 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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2011