Will You Be Ready for the New NCAA Initial Academic Eligibility Standards?
by Anthony Caruso on September 21, 2012
Student-athletes and their parents should be aware that new initial-eligibility standards for NCAA Division I college-bound student-athletes are on the horizon. Student-athletes first entering a Division I college or university on or after August 1, 2016, will need to satisfy more stringent eligibility requirements.
The new academic requirements govern whether student-athletes can receive athletics aid (scholarship), practice or compete during their first year.
For a college-bound student-athlete to receive a scholarship, practice, and compete in the first year of enrollment at the Division I college or university, he or she must satisfy the following requirements:
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