Various scholarship and internship opportunities are available to student-athletes and students who would like to pursue an athletically related career. If you are interested in any of these potential opportunities, please contact:

Abrina Wheatfall, Assistant Athletics Director - Student-Athlete Development/Compliance,


Applications for the following scholarships must be submitted by the date given:

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships
Deadline: April 16, 2010

HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarshops (for study abroad)
Deadline: May 1, 2010

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students

Deadline: May 4, 2010

The Iranian-American Scholarship Application

Deadline: May 26, 2010 (postmark date)

Student Inventors Scholarships

Deadline: June 25, 2010

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students

Deadline: July 15, 2010

Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships

Deadline: September 17, 2010

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Deadline: September21 , 2010

Xerox Scholarships for Students

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford

Deadline: October 4, 2010


The following scholarships may be applied for at various times. See link for details.

2009-2010 Freedom Forum-NCAA Sports Journalism Scholarship
The Freedom Forum, in cooperation with the NCAA, is seeking scholarship applications from college juniors with career goals in sports journalism, majors in journalism or experience in campus sports journalism.

The Darcy and Robert Bingham Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
The Darcy and Robert Bingham Endowed Scholarship Fund supports scholarships for undergraduate students working at UCSD.
(Please note this is the website for last year's award. Check back for this year's nomination form at a later date)

Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program
Under this program, the NCAA awards one male and one female student-athlete annually. This postgraduate scholarship is in recognition of outstanding academic and athletic achievement and potential for success in postgraduate study.

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program
These scholarships are awarded by the NCAA to up to 174 student-athletes (87 male, 87 female) who excel academically, athletically and in the community, who are in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition.

The Today's Top VIII Awards provide the NCAA with the opportunity to honor eight outstanding senior student-athletes of the preceding calendar year.

Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics
The goal of the enhancement programs is to increase the pool of and opportunities for qualified minority and female candidates in intercollegiate athletics through postgraduate scholarships specifically for careers in the field of Athletics.

NCAA Internship Program
The NCAA offers one-year internships at its national office in Indianapolis, Indiana, providing on-the-job learning experiences for college graduates from a four-year NCAA member institution who express an interest in pursuing a career in the administration of intercollegiate athletics.

Academic Momentum
This award recognizes student-athletes who have demonstrated a significant academic improvement throughout their collegiate career and celebrates their ability to balance academics and athletics.

CCAA Scholar-Athlete of the year

NCAA Woman of the Year
The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors senior student-athletes for their collegiate achievements in service, leadership, athletics and academics

NACDA Scholarships and Internship Program

The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) two-year internship program's responsibilities include publications, website management, marketing, event management, programming, membership services, and other areas as assigned. Bachelor's degree required.

NCAA Sportsmanship Award
This award honors student-athletes who, through their actions in the competitive arena of intercollegiate athletics, have demonstrated one or more of the ideals of sportsmanship, including fairness, civility, honesty, unselfishness, respect and responsibility.

CocaCola Community All-American
The Coca-Cola Community All-Americans program is designed to help institutions recognize, celebrate and applaud student-athletes who are making a difference in their communities.

NCAA Internship Program
One-year internship at NCAA office in Indianapolis, Indiana, providing on-the-job learning experiences for college graduates who express an interest in pursuing a career in the administration of intercollegiate athletics. These are paid, 12-month positions.

NCAA Jim McKay Scholarship Program
This award honors one male and one female in recognition for outstanding academic achievement and potential to make a major contribution in the sports communications industry wps/ncaa?ContentID=40290