Would you like to play sports in college?
Below are organizations that provide intercollegiate athletic scholarships and programs to support athletes during their time at a college or university.
NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), an organization in the United States that administers intercollegiate athletics. It was formed in 1906 as the Intercollegiate Athletic Association to draw up competition and eligibility rules for football and other intercollegiate sports. Provides world-class athletics and academic experience for student-athletes that fosters lifelong well-being.
NAIA - National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a governing body of small athletics programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics. Since 1937, the NAIA has administered programs dedicated to championships in balance with the overall college educational experience.
NJCAA - National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), The NJCAA governs intercollegiate athletics for community colleges and junior colleges; 2-year colleges which offer associate degrees before a student transfers to a 4-year university and completes an undergraduate degree. It is the second largest national intercollegiate athletic organization in the United States.
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For more information, contact your campus College Counselor.