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2021 Scholar Team Lists posted July 16, 2021

The 2021 scholar team lists have been posted here. Congratulations to the teams, athletes and coaches! 

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

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NISCA/ Scholar Team Program Application Deadline is March 31st for Fall/Winter seasons, June 15th for Spring seasons.

Application fees are:
Current NISCA Members: Free

Non-members: $40 per application
Late Fee: $30 per application for Fall/Winter teams after March 31st.

The NISCA/ Scholar Team Award recognizes teams achieving high academic standards. The award is based on the average cumulative GPA of an entire varsity team (single-gender) of 12 or more athletes. The three levels of recognition are:

Bronze Level 3.200 - 3.499
Silver Level 3.500 - 3.749
Gold Level 3.750 - 4.000

The goal of the NISCA/ Scholar Team Award is to recognize academic success in the classroom for entire swimming, diving, and water polo teams, as well as athletic success in the pool. For complete rules, see the Scholar Team Application Rules.
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