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How To Use The NCAA Postgraduate Nomination Online System: Athletics Administrators



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.  

The sport season deadlines are as follows: 

Fall sports:  January 15, 2014

Winter sports:  March 31, 2014

Spring sports:  June 16, 2014

FARs or FAR designees must nominate qualified student-athletes using the Postgraduate Scholarship online 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.  The FAR or FAR designee requests the student-athlete's official transcript be sent preferably by electronic mail to or by mail 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 note:  all recommendations should be viewed as formal recommendations for the nominee.

A nominee for the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship must receive four total recommendations.  You are submitting a recommendation as one the nominee’s athletics administrators. 

You will receive an email for the online submission system with a link to use to log in and submit your recommendation.  You must log in using your email address.