Bowling Scholarship FAQ's
Is bowling a scholarship sport?
Bowling is an official NCAA sport for women and is an equivalency sport for NCAA scholarship purposes, so partial scholarships can be awarded to meet the limit per school. For example, an NCAA I school can award 10 women each a 1/2 scholarship and not exceed the limit of 5 per team. Both Men’s & Women’s bowling are official NAIA sports.
Can you get a d1 scholarship for bowling?
The NCAA is the largest athletic association in the U.S. If you are good enough to bowl for a Division I or Division II school, you may be eligible for some scholarship dollars. There are 43 member schools that offer Div 1 or Div 2 Women’s Bowling and only 2 schools that offer scholarship bowling for Men.
What do college bowlers score?
A typical collegiate bowler carries an average of 165+ throughout the competition year. Collegiate coaches also want to see your field average and average differential in order to compare you against the rest of your competitors.
Do colleges recruit for bowling?
Bowling at the college level is an emerging sport, so there are many coaches who are eager to find qualified recruits. However, NCAA Bowling only offers scholarships for women, not men. But, there are tons of available bowling teams to be a part of; you just have to know how to find the right one.