The NCAA awards up to 174 postgraduate scholarships annually, 87 for men and 87 for women. The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition.
|Bruno Pauletto||Men's Track and Field||1978|
|Betsy Yonkman||Women's Basketball||1986|
|Jody Beerman||Women's Basketball||1987|
|Sue Nissen||Women's Basketball||1991|
|Sander Scott||Men's Basketball||1993|
|Melissa Brousseau||Women's Track and Field||2002|
NCAA Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship
Each year, the NCAA awards 13 scholarships to ethnic minorities and 13 scholarships to female college graduates who will be entering their initial year of postgraduate studies. The applicant must be seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or other program that will help the applicant obtain a career in intercollegiate athletics, such as athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or other career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics.
|Edgard Cazal||Manager - Football/Men's Basketball||1997|
|Kary Tomaw||Women's Track and Field||1997|
|LaQuesha Wiley||Women's Track and Field||2002|
Jim McKay Scholarship Program
The Jim McKay Scholarship program was established in 2008 to recognize the immense contributions and legacy of pioneer sports journalist Jim McKay and to assist former student-athletes who plan to work on a postgraduate degree at an NCAA college or university. The Jim McKay Scholarships are presented annually to one male and one female student-athlete who have excelled academically and plan to pursue postgraduate studies in the communications industry.