2021 Academic All America Lists Posted July 16, 2021

The 2020-2021 Academic All America lists have been posted. Click here to view the lists. Congratulations to all of the Seniors who qualified for this prestigious award and to their coaches!

The on-line application portals will open again on January 1st, 2022. Applications are required to receive the award. 

Don't forget to order your keepsake copy of the All America Journal. Click here for more information.

NOTE: Having trouble submitting an application? Make sure that you are using a non-school computer on a non-school network. Also, make sure you have all of the information that you need for your application. You have about 15 minutes to complete each app before the system times out. 

Academic All America Award 
Application Deadline for Fall and Winter seasons is March 31st, late fees will be charged until June 15th. Spring season deadline is June 15th, which is the absolute last day that applications will be accepted.

Current lists 
and archived lists are located in the menu at the right of the page. Currently Accepted Applications can be viewed by clicking HERE.

To qualify for this award, you must:

Have a minimum GPA of 3.750 on a 4 point scale or 93.7500% of the grade scale your school uses for 7 semesters/11 trimesters. GPA may not be rounded up. (Your school’s grade scale is determined by the point value awarded a regular, non-weighted “A”; click HERE to see examples.

Be a graduating senior 

Have lettered in your high school program (swimming, diving, or water polo) your senior year. A copy of your transcript is required.

Home Schooled student-athletes applying for All America Academics must meet the same requirements as a public school or independent student-athlete.  The 7 semester/11 trimester must meet the graduating requirements in the state they reside.  The home Schooled Administrator or School Principal will sign the application as the registrar.  The Athletic Director from the school that the students compete for will sign for the Principal/AD.  The coach, parent, and athlete must also sign the form.

The school listed on the form is the school where the student-athlete competes.  In some cases, this may be a team made up solei of homeschooled student-athletes and the name of the team has been approved by the state association.

 International students applying for All America Academics must meet the same requirements as a public or independent school athlete.  The 7 semester transcript/11 trimester transcript must be readable, in English and understandable.  A School Profile from the international school(s) would be very helpful in interpreting the foreign transcript(s).

For full rules and procedures, click here
For questions, contact the Academic All America Chair.

If you need a paper application, please email your request to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application fees are:

Current NISCA Members: Free
Non-members: $40 per application
Late Fee: $30 after March 31st for Fall/Winter seasons, no applications accepted after June 15th