Golf Scholarships 101

Golf Scholarships 101

NCAA – Division 1
Men – Up to 4.5 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 4.5 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Women – Up to 6 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 6 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: Men – 10 players; Women – 9 players.
NCAA-Division II
Men – Up to 3.6 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 3.6 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Women – Up to 5.4 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 5.4 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: Men – 11 players; Women – 8 players.
NCAA – Division III
Division III programs cannot award athletic-based aid.
Must rely on academic scholarships or other non-athletic based sources of funding.
NAIA
Men – Up to 5 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 5 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Women – Up to 5 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 5 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: Men – 10 players; Women – 7 players.
NJCAA – Junior College (JUCO)
NJCAA Division I
Men – Up to 8 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 8 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Women – Up to 8 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 8 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: Men – 7 players; Women – 5 players.


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