Grants and Scholarships

Division II awards 15 diversity grants to members

The NCAA awarded more than $500,000 for the 2016-17 academic year to 15 Division II members to encourage access, recruitment, selection and the long-term success of ethnic minorities and women in athletics administration and assistant coaching. Recipients are selected annually in March by committees of their peers after a review of proposals that were submitted in January.

Division III awards 26 diversity grants to members

The NCAA awarded more than $800,000 for the 2016-17 academic year to 26 Division III members to encourage access, recruitment, selection and the long-term success of ethnic minorities and women in athletics administration and assistant coaching. Through two diversity grant programs, recipients are selected annually in March by committees of their peers after a review of proposals that were submitted in January.

NCAA committee names Byers Scholarship recipients

An NCAA committee has selected two college athletes majoring in mechanical engineering as recipients of the 2016 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship. Mitchell Black, who is also majoring in astrophysics, runs track and field and cross country at Tufts University, and Katherine Riojas is a four-year soccer player at The University of Tulsa.

NCAA committee awards Jim McKay Scholarship

An NCAA committee has selected Emalia Seto, a communications major on the women’s rowing team at The University of Tulsa, as a recipient of the 2016 Jim McKay Scholarship.

DIII minority grant program plants seeds for careers in athletics

More than 40 ethnic minority Division III students converged at the NCAA Convention last week thanks to a grant program designed to help more minorities forge careers in Division III college athletics.

NCAA Scholarships and Grants

The NCAA awards scholarships and grants for further education to athletes who demonstrate outstanding academic and athletic achievement. Member institutions are also awarded grants to improve academics and enhance campus culture. The NCAA...

NCAA awards AASP Grants to nine schools

The NCAA has awarded more than $4 million in grants to nine Division I schools to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees.

Grant Program Aids Limited-Resource Schools

The first recipients of the NCAA Accelerated Academic Success Program, Cal State Northridge, Coppin State, Jackson State, Morehead State, Norfolk State and Tennessee State used the funding from the pilot program in the 2013-14 academic year to help enhance their academic performance.

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