A Soccer Scholarship
A Soccer Scholarship within the United States is a fantastic way to play sport at the highest level, whilst earning a university degree, to support your career aspirations in the future. It also allows you to gain valuable life experience whilst doing something you love. Most USA Universities have access to prestige soccer playing and training facilities, they also have highly experienced collegiate soccer coaches who have produced some of the world’s greatest athletes.
Gaining a USA soccer scholarship
Each athlete who is successful and gains a Soccer Scholarship is supported with a ‘financial package’ which will then go towards their University tuition, housing, food etc. In return for this financial package the student will represent their university soccer team.
Michigan State Univeristy
The American education system is one of the finest education systems in the world and obtaining a degree can only enhance your professional career.
Life experience & Future Employment
Living independently overseas as well as learning and adapting to a new climate, culture and social surrounding are very desirable skills and attributes. Being disciplined in such a way that you can balance education with full-time football, whilst in a team environment are also of the upmost importance. Future employers will look favourably on one who has taken themselves out of their comfort zone, having lived, learned and been successful in another country.
Pathway to Professional Soccer
The Soccer players are able to join MLS clubs through the ‘draft’. There are also other lucrative professional leagues in the USA that many are not aware of including the number one indoor league in the world.