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AASP Career Development Award for Student-Athletes

Student-athletes interested in pursuing a career in athletics who are enrolled at AASP-eligible schools may be awarded a Career Development Award, which includes registration to two NCAA professional development events and covers the cost of travel.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must:

  • • Have completed his or her sophomore year.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher.
  • Be eligible for athletics competition.
  • Be available to attend both professional development events (Career in Sports Forum, June 1-4 in Indianapolis and the AASP Conference, July 27-28 in New Orleans).

Student-athletes must be nominated by an athletics administrator or faculty athletics representative. Schools can nominate up to two student-athletes, but if nominating two, one must be male.

To nominate a student-athlete, send names and email addresses to Tiese Roxbury (

Applications are due March 6, 2017.

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