Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program

In 1988, the National Collegiate Athletic Association established the Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program as a means of recognizing the contributions of the former executive director through encouraging excellence in academic performance by student-athletes. Under this program, one male and one female student-athlete annually will be awarded a postgraduate scholarship in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and potential for success in postgraduate study. It is intended that an individual named a Byers Scholar will be recognized as one who has combined the best elements of mind and body to achieve national distinction for his or her achievements and promises to be a future leader in his or her chosen field of career service. For more information, or to apply, please click the link below.

Scholarship Overview

Award Amount: $24000

Open to: Undergraduate

Gender: No Requirement

Study Area: Athletic

Ethnicity: No Requirement

How to Apply for this Scholarship

Application Type: Essay

Submit: Online


Deadline: January 13, 2021