College Resources Links
The NCAA is a nonprofit association committed to providing an opportunity for more than 460,000 college student-athletes who compete annually in college sports. A commitment to academics and student-athlete success in the classroom is a vital part of the NCAA’s mission to integrate athletics into higher education.
The NCAA Eligibility Center certifies whether prospective college athletes are eligible to play sports at NCAA Division I or II institutions. It does this by reviewing the student athlete’s academic record, SAT or ACT scores, and amateur status to ensure conformity with NCAA rules.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is a governing body of small athletics programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics. Each year more than 65,000 NAIA student-athletes have the opportunity to play college sports and compete for a chance to participate in 26 national championships.
The NAIA requires all student-athletes who have never played a championship sport in the NAIA to have their eligibility determined before they can play by the NAIA Clearing House.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), founded in 1938, is an association of community college and junior college athletic departments throughout the United States. It is divided into divisions and regions. The current NJCAA holds 24 separate regions across 24 states.
The SAT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. It is mostly multiple-choice and some essay, pencil-and-paper test administered by the College Board. The purpose of the SAT is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.
The ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. It is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test administered by ACT, Inc. The purpose of the ACT test is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.
Student Aid and Scholarships Links
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. FAFSA is the key to obtaining federal financial aid like grants, work-study, student loans, and some scholarships used to pay for college.
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a regional tuition-discount agreement administered by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). WUE enables students from one of 16 WICHE states and territories in the Western U.S. to enroll as nonresidents in 160+ participating public colleges and universities and pay 150 percent (or less) of the enrolling school’s resident tuition.
The Nevada Millennium Scholarship, also known as the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship, offers Nevada high school graduates free or reduced tuition to in-state universities and colleges like the University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Fastweb is an online scholarship matching and college search service.
If it seems too good to be true… Unfortunately, there are many offers made to graduating high school seniors and enrolled college students from scholarship search companies that may sometimes resort to fraudulent and deceptive marketing practices.
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