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Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program


Encouraging excellence in academic performance by student-athletes and in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and potential for success in postgraduate study.

Generally, applications are available on-line in October of each year and the completed applications are due back to the national office in late January. Please refer to the current application packet for the current year's due date.


Applicant must have undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of 3.500, be a graduating senior who have competed in intercollegiate athletics as a member of a varsity team at an NCAA member institution; have demonstrated that participation in athletics has been a positive influence on their personal and intellectual development, and have competed in intercollegiate athletics as a member of a varsity team at an NCAA member institution.

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  • Annual

Award Value

$24,000 per academic year, may be renewed for a second year.

Application procedure

Check website for further details.

Closing date

January 27th

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

National Collegiate Athletic Association

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is the organization through which the nation's colleges and universities speak and act on athletics matters at the national level. It is a voluntary association of more than 1,265 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals devoted to the sound administration of intercollegiate athletics.

Contact Details

  • 317 917 6222
  • 317 917 6888
  • 700 W. Washington Street
    PO Box 6222
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the National Collegiate Athletic Association by using the links below.


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