Frequently Asked Questions

How old do you have to be to get an athletic scholarship?

Age is not the important factor, what matters is the year of graduation from high school to determine the years of eligibility to compete in college sports.

How does the athletic scholarship management service work?

Propella serves as a tool for student athletes to obtain athletic scholarships in the United States.

The first step is to fill out our form.

After that you have to set up a meeting so you can understand everything about the process and how the Propella works. Our first service is to inform people. When you fill out the form you will receive an email with the steps to set up the meeting.

Who grants the sports scholarships?

American institutions have a budget to grant athletic scholarships to student athletes, this with the objective of increasing the level of competitiveness of the athletic program. The coach or the person in charge of the program is the one who has the power to offer these scholarships.

When should I start the process?

The sooner a student-athlete begins the process of obtaining a scholarship, the more possibilities there will be to obtain one. There are many requirements to obtain the scholarship, we advise you to fill out the form on our website and then set up a meeting so that our advisors can inform you in the best way.

Are sports scholarships granted for the duration of the degree?

It depends. Most of the sports scholarships are granted for one year with the option of renewal. In most cases these scholarships are renewed automatically, however, low athletic ability, low grades or bad attitude may cause the scholarship not to be renewed.

What if I don't play on any team right now or I'm not competing but I am interested in getting an athletic scholarship?

In order to get an athletic scholarship it is essential to have some kind of competitiveness, otherwise the chances of getting the scholarship are very low. However, not competing at this time does not mean that you cannot get the scholarship. If you would like to know more about your options, please fill out our form!

Is good academic performance in high school required?

The academic part is very important because good grades in high school and on standardized tests increase the chances of acceptance into colleges and there is also the possibility of obtaining academic scholarships. Fill out our form for more information!

What is the TOEFL?

The Test of English as a Foreign Language is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers who wish to enroll in U.S. universities.

More information here.

What is the SAT?

The SAT is a standardized test used for admission to colleges and universities in the United States. More information here.

What do the coaches rely on to offer the scholarships and how does Propella help?

Coaches choose their student athletes based on their athletic and academic level. Propella helps student athletes interested in an athletic scholarship using their experience, credibility, and extensive network of contacts as a tool to achieve their goals.

What types of scholarships are available?

There are sports scholarships and academic scholarships.

Athletic scholarships are awarded by the coach of each team based on the athletic level of each student-athlete. Academic scholarships are awarded by universities and the amounts vary depending on each university.

In which sports are athletic scholarships offered?

You can get an athletic scholarship to study in the United States if you play the following sports::

  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Other sports (Baseball, Bowling, Fencing, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rifle, Rowing, Skiing, Softball, Wrestling)

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