College Cheerleading Scholarships
Cheerleading is an inseparable part of the college athletics. Cheerleaders play a significant role in boosting an athletic team's morale and entertaining fans during the game breaks. Becoming a cheerleader for a college cheerleading team is a highly competitive process. Even getting into some of the NCAA collegiate sports are not as competitive as getting into the cheerleading team. Cheerleaders have to stay fit, practice hard, maintain good grades and compete for a spot in the college cheerleading team. But the good news is that there are a plenty of scholarships for cheerleaders.
How to get a Cheerleading Scholarship
The best way to get a cheerleading scholarship is by contacting individual institutions and learn about the opportunities. In some schools, you may not get the real cash but discounts in the cost of education or some other perks. In other cases a local community organization may be willing to pay your tuition if you can manage to enter a cheerleading team.
|USASF Cheerleading Scholarship||The USASF/IASF Scholarship Fund recognizes and rewards outstanding All Star Cheerleaders and Dancers by providing financial assistance in furthering their college education. This scholarship is open to any College/University bound senior that participates with any USASF member gym/program.||Varies||Feb 15th|
|Waldorf Cheerleading Scholarships||Waldorf college beats ever other college when it comes to Cheerleading because it considers it a sport. All cheerleaders receive scholarships to attend. They are so committed to cheerleading that they even offer scholarships for Cheerstaff.||Varies||Varies||Forest City|
|Washington State Cheerleading Coaches Association Cheerleading Scholarship||Washington State Cheerleading Coaches Association offers one year, non-renewable scholarship in the amount of more than $20,000 to high school seniors.||Varies||Varies||Seattle|
|NC State Cheerleading Scholarship||NC State offers a scholarship to promote cheerleading on campus. The scholarship is mainly funded by two funds Ouida Bell Endowment and Ouida Bell Scholarship Enhancement Fund.||Varies||Varies||Raleigh|
|University of Kentucky Cheerleading Scholarship||The University of Kentucky offers several scholarships approximately 16 to the cheerleaders of the Blue Squad. Some scholarship can pay up to the full tuition.||$1500||Varies||Lexington|
|OPSU Cheerleading Scholarships||OPSU offers cheerleading scholarships to both in-state and out-of-state students.||$1000||Varies||Goodwell|
|HPU Cheerleading Scholarships||HPU offers a partial or a full tuition scholarships to cheerleaders accepted into their cheerleading squad.||Varies||Varies||Honolulu|
|Shirley A. Wedge National Cheerleading and Dance Scholarship||Shirley A. Wedge National Cheerleading and Dance Scholarship Fund has awarded over $600,000 in scholarships and cash awards to deserving athletes. The scholarships are awarded to Varsity Crowdleaders and Soloist both male and females.||$1000||Varies||Bartlett|
|Kansas University Cheerleading Scholarships||KU has some unique benefits for partial scholarships receivers in addition to the $650/year. They get additional $100 if the GPA is 3.0 or higher. In addition to a scholarship they also get access to KU Athletics' trainers, nutritionist, sport psychologist, KU Athletics weight room and their strength & conditioning staff||$650||Varies||Lawrence|
|Liberty University Cheerleading Scholarship||Liberty University offers partial tuition cheerleading scholarships based upon collegiate experience, cheerleading skill, and team need to the cheerleaders of Liberty Flames teams.||Varies||March 25th||Fort Bragg|