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NCAA/NAIA Eligibility Registration

ANY potential college athlete, in grades 9-12, should watch this free webinar prior to registering with NCAA or NAIA.
http://freerecruitingwebinar.squarespace.com/athlete-webinar

NCAA Eligibility

 

What is the NCAA Eligibility Center? Why is it Important?
The NCAA Eligibility Center took over operations for the NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse in November 2007. The Eligibility Center certifies the academic and amateur 
credentials of all students who want to play sports at an NCAA Division I or II institution as freshmen. In order to practice, play and receive an athletics scholarship, students need to meet 
certain academic benchmarks. An additional certification process exists to make sure the student is still an amateur, which is necessary in order for the student to compete.

Academic Credentials + Amateurism Status = College Eligible

 

What are the Academic Initial-Eligibility Requirements?
The following requirements must be met in order for a student to be able to practice, play and 
receive a scholarship at an NCAA Division I or II college or university.

Division I:
1. Graduate from high school;
2. Complete a minimum of 16 core courses;
3. Present the required grade-point average (GPA) (see the sliding scale in the Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete for Division I);
4. Present a qualifying test score on either the ACT or SAT (see the sliding scale in the Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete); and
5. Complete the amateurism questionnaire and request final amateurism certification.

Division I Core-Course Breakdown (Courses Must Appear on your List of Approved Core Courses)
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of math (Algebra 1 or higher)
  • 2 years of natural or physical science (including one year of lab science if offered by your high school)
  • 1 extra year of English, math, or natural or physical science
  • 2 years of social science
  • 4 years of extra core courses from any category above, or foreign language,nondoctrinal/comparative religion/philosophy

 
Division II:
1. Graduate from high school;
2. Complete a minimum of 16 core courses 
3. Present a minimum 2.000 core-course grade-point average (GPA);
4. Present a minimum 820 SAT score (critical reading and math only) or 68 sum ACT score qualifying test score on either the ACT or SAT; and
5. Complete the amateurism questionnaire and request final amateurism certification.

Division II Core-Course Breakdown:(Courses Must Appear on your List of Approved Core Courses)
  • 3 years of English
  • 2 years of math (Algebra 1 or higher)
  • 2 years of natural or physical science (including one year of lab science if offered by your high school);
  • 3 additional years of English, math, or natural or physical science
  • 2 years of social science
  • 3 years of extra core courses from any category above, or foreign language, nondoctrinal/comparative religion/philosophy (4 years required in 2013 and beyond)
 
Interested in Registering with NCAA? Click Here!!!  https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/

 

 
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NAIA Eligibility

 
What is the NAIA Eligibility Center?

The NAIA Eligibility Center is responsible for determining the NAIA eligibility of first-time student athletes.  Any student playing NAIA championship sports for the first time must meet the eligibility requirements. Students must have their eligibility determined by the NAIA Eligibility Center, and all NAIA schools are bound by the center's decisions.

Who needs to register?

Every student interested in playing championship sports at NAIA colleges for the first time in fall 2011 or later needs to register and receive an eligibility determination. This applies to:

 

• High school seniors

• Home schooled and GED students

• Current NAIA students who will play sports for the first time at an NAIA school

• Transfers from two-year colleges

• Transfers from four-year colleges

  
What happens when I register?

You'll create a personal profile with the basic facts about your academic history and sports participation to date. We use that information – with standardized test scores and official transcripts – to make a determination about your initial eligibility.

You also have the opportunity to build a personal sport resume through our NAIA Connections service to provide more in-depth information about your experience and accomplishments, plus the type of college you have in mind - size, location, areas of study, extracurricular activities. We'll use that information to give you a list of NAIA colleges that match those interests. You can then send your profile directly to coaches and admissions offices at up to five schools. It's a personal connection, and you're in control!

What information will I need to provide?

You need your current contact information, previous addresses, high school and/or colleges attended and history of your sports participation after high school graduation.

When you register for the ACT or SAT, include the NAIA Eligibility Center (9876)  on the list of places test scores should be sent.

Ask your high school counselor and/or college registrars to send official transcripts directly to the NAIA Eligibility Center.  For high school students, the official transcript should verify high school graduation, class rank and cumulative grade point average. 

Remember to register before you have records sent to the NAIA Eligibility Center.

Interested in registering with NAIA? Click here!!!! http://www.playnaia.org/page/students.php

 

 

 

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