Rowing is a niche sport that offers many academic and athletic scholarship opportunities at the collegiate level.
See these articles: Athletes USA – Rowing Scholarships and NY Times – Rowing Scholarships Available. No Experience Necessary
Universities and rowing organizations recognize SCRC as one of the country’s leading centers for the development of winning rowers. SCRC’s rowers are recruited by and/or receive scholarships from some of the country’s leading colleges and universities. SCRC alumni have attended:
Bates College, Boston University, Brown University, Bucknell University, Cornell, George, Washington University, Harvard University, Holy Cross College, Marietta College, Mercyhurst College, Notre Dame University, Oklahoma City University, Princeton University, Rutgers University, Southern Methodist, Stanford University, Trinity College, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, University of Virginia, Villanova University, Yale University
College Recruitment Process
Below are useful links for those starting the college recruitment process. It is never too early to start!
Row in College – A Recruiting Guide for Female Student Athletes (also great for male athletes)
US Rowing – Guide to College Recruiting for Rower and Parents
2011-2012 NCAA Division I Manual (August 2011)
2010 NCAA Divsion II Manual
2010 NCAA Divsion III Manual