Cheerleading Scholarships

cheerleading scholarshipsCheerleading is a great American sport, so to encourage this talent, many states and colleges offer cheerleading scholarships. These scholarships acknowledge a student’s cheerleading ability, usually through a tryout along with previous experience and a demonstrated passion. Although cheerleading scholarships hardly ever cover the entire cost of tuition, these scholarships may provide some needed financial help for your educational expenses. Moreover, Ivy League schools are not among the college that offer cheerleading scholarships, or, for that matter, any scholarships based on athletic capability, although other forms of financial aid may be available.

Other than the few scholarships mentioned above, it is always a good idea to approach your intended college’s financial aid department and ask about any financial aid that you may be eligible for because of your cheerleading experience in high school.

 

Scholarships by Extracurricular Activity