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NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program


To honour outstanding student-athletes who are also outstanding scholars.


Open to student-athletes enrolled at an NCAA member institution, in the last year of intercollegiate competition and with a minimum grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.

Quantity Available

Up to 174


Each Academic year

Award Value

One-time grant of $7,500. This is not earmarked for a specific area of postgraduate study but the awardee must use it as a part-time or full-time graduate student in a graduate or professional school of an academically accredited institution within 3 years of winning the award

Application procedure

Applicants must be nominated by their faculty athletics representative or designee. Student may be any nationality but must be attending an NCAA member institution and be in final year of eligibility in the sport they are nominated.

Closing date

December 9th for Fall sports; February 24th for Winter sports; and May 5th for Spring sports

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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