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Types of Athletic Scholarships: Chapter Summary
Understanding what options are available when applying for athletic scholarships can help you make an informed decision. You'll get knowledge of where to search for these awards and how to apply. This chapter covers:
University athletic scholarships
Those seeking an athletic scholarship offered by a university should typically have a strong academic record, along with being a stand-out athlete. This lesson can explain more about this process.
Private athletic scholarships
One of the primary benefits of obtaining a private athletic scholarship is that repayment is not required. These selective forms of financial aid are offered by private organizations or corporations and can be found via word-of-mouth, a printed posting on campus or online. Learn more details about this option in this lesson.
Equivalency sports scholarships vs. head count scholarships
The terms head count and equivalency in connection with scholarships deal with the number of recipients allowed to be on a scholarship per school year. Our guidance counselors can help you navigate through these types of scholarships.
1. Athletic Scholarships from Universities
In this lesson, we discover the broad world of athletic scholarships and give some basic facts on the recruiting process. An incredibly diverse and at times confusing world, gaining an athletic scholarship can be an arduous process.
2. Head Count vs. Equivalency Sports Scholarships
All college sports scholarships are not created equal. There are two types: head count and equivalency scholarships. This lesson explains the difference, including the definition of 'full ride'.
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