NCAA FENCING SCHOLARSHIPS
COLLEGE FENCING RECRUITING AND FINANCIAL AID
College-sports-scholarships can help you apply for a fencing scholarship. The resources and information that you will find here on our website will be guide you through the college recruiting process. Our tools will show you step-by-step how to prepare your athletic profile and deliver it to the college fencing coaches.
The National Collegiate Athletic association, ( NCAA ), allows each Division I college fencing program 5 scholarships for women and 4.5 for men. In division II the ratio is 4.5 scholarships for women and also 4.5 for men.
Fencing was included NCAA championship sport in 1941. As well as individual championships for men in epee, foils and sabre, there were also team weapons championships.
Since 1990, there has been a single college fencing championship meet, with the NCAA fencing team championship based on combined women’s and men’s events. Women’s epee was included in the championship in 1995 and the women’s saber was also included in the championship in 2000.
One of the first things you need to do if you want to be in line for a college fencing scholarship is to register and be certified by the NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse. Have a look at the NCAA Academic Eligibility page of our website to see what initial-eligibility standards you need to have.
The United States Fencing Association (USFA) is the recognized National governing body for the sport of fencing in the USA. The association was founded in 1891 as the Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) by a group of New York fencers that sought independence from the Amateur Athletic Union.