*Please note: You must be between 15 and 19 years of age to be eligible for the FirstPoint USA Scholarship program.
The concept behind US Ten Pin Bowling Scholarships is quite simple; it provides talented amateur sportsmen and women with an exclusive opportunity to pursue both an academic and Ten Pin Bowling career simultaneously. A Ten Pin Bowling Scholarship to an American university can cover some, and at times all, of the costs associated with earning a university degree. In return, the student-athlete will represent the university in Ten Pin Bowling and maintain a good level of academic performance.
A Ten Pin Bowling scholarship to the USA is a unique opportunity to pursue an academic and playing career within some of the best academic and sporting environments in the World. Competition is fierce in Bowling scholarships as there are over 50,000 high school bowlers in the USA, and only around 70 colleges offer scholarships. It is essential to be proactive and driven if you want to be recruited. The top college bowlers in the country average 200+ and the average collegiate bowler should carry an average of 165.
To increase your chances of being recruited for a bowling scholarship, you must have a good average, tournament experience and a strong desire to compete at college level.
To be considered for a FirstPoint USA Ten Pin Bowling Scholarship, you should be physically fit, have a high level of skill in Ten Pin Bowling ; you should possess a real drive and ambition to succeed. Academically, you must have completed high school and have grades to meet the initial-eligibilty requirements for the NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA. Good academic standing is an essential aspect of life as a student-athlete and this must be maintained throughout your collegiate sports career. Failure to do so could see you prohibited from training and playing with the team, and potentially lead to your scholarship being withdrawn completely. The NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA each have strict rules regarding the good academic standing of all competing athletes.
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