FirstPoint USA is pleased to announce a partnership with England Lacrosse to help aspiring athletes find lacrosse scholarships in the US.
The partnership establishes FirstPoint USA as the ‘Official USA Scholarship Partner of England Lacrosse’, giving talented scholar-athletes the opportunity to pursue their lacrosse and academic careers at an American university.
FirstPoint will provide personalised support and guidance to athletes interested in pursuing their lacrosse and academic education overseas, helping to match athletes to the right colleges and universities.
All-Scholar awards will also be available to deserving England Lacrosse student-athletes who have the strong desire to continue their education and sport in the USA but demonstrate financial need.
Founded in 2001 and now part of the UCFB Group, FirstPoint assist 80,000 prospective students and student-athletes each year, whilst working directly with more than 2,500 of the best US colleges and universities.
Over the past 20 years, FirstPoint have secured scholarships in the States for tens of thousands of young UK sports men and women, providing them with a life-changing opportunity and both the academic and sporting platform to fulfil their potential.
Mark Coups, England Lacrosse CEO, commented: “I’m delighted that we are able to offer our young athletes an official route for further education scholarship opportunities through FirstPoint USA.
“Lacrosse at collegiate level in the US continues to grow and a result there are now more opportunities for our talented athletes to play and learn in world-class environments”.
Andrew Kean, Founder and CEO of FirstPoint USA, said: "FirstPoint USA is proud to partner with England Lacrosse and to be working together to provide life-changing opportunities for their many talented athletes.
"Since FirstPoint was founded in 2001, the growth of lacrosse has been fantastic to see, both in participation levels and in competition structures.
“Nowhere is this more evident than North America which is why this partnership has the potential to provide so much value and opportunity for the next generation of English lacrosse talent".
Any athletes interested in getting in touch with FirstPoint USA should sign up for a profile on their online athlete portal: https://www.firstpointusa.com/partner/england-lacrosse