What is an U.S athletic rugby scholarship?
An athletic rugby scholarship is a form of scholarship to attend a U.S college or university awarded to an individual based on their academic and athletic capabilities. A rugby scholarship can cover anywhere between 0-100% of costs and these offers are authorised by the coaches at American colleges/universities.
What determines how much scholarship I get in the USA?
Your scholarship will depend on many factors including your playing ability and academic standing, as well as your coaches assigned budget for the season. However, don’t worry it is our job to ensure that we find you an American college which best suits your preferences and capabilities. If, for example, a university costs $50,000 a year all in and the coach is giving you a scholarship worth $35,000, then this is a partial scholarship as there is a $15,000 shortfall that the coach wants you to contribute towards the costs of attending the university. Most partial scholarships come with the incentive that if you perform well, both on the field and in the classroom, then the coach can reward you with a scholarship increase and cover any costs that you had been contributing towards.
How do I find out more about U.S Rugby Scholarships?
To find out more about the rugby scholarship process, fill out our form and a U.S Sports Scholarships consultant will be in touch to answer any questions you may have. Alternatively, you can register for one of our UK Rugby Trials where our expert team will deliver a detailed presentation that will provide you with information on the entire process and how we can help you with securing a rugby scholarship. If this is of interest please complete our free online application now.