Softball Scholarships 101

Softball Scholarships 101

NCAA – Division 1
Up to 12 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 12 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: 20 players.
NCAA – Division II
Up to 7.2 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 7.2 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: 19 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.
Average team size: 18 players.
NAIA
Up to 10 full scholarships per team; partial scholarships may be awarded (i.e., full rides are rare). A program may not fully fund all 10 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: 20 players.
NJCAA – Junior College (JUCO)
Up to 24 full scholarships per team. A program may not fully fund all 24 scholarships (i.e., leave some scholarships unused due to lack of funding).
Average team size: 16 players.


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