How to get a college rowing scholarship

How to get a college rowing scholarshipIf you are a girl in high school and want another college scholarship option, consider the sport of rowing. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has made women's rowing, along with scholarships and program funding a priority. Here is what you need to know.
On September 14, 2011 the Three Rivers Rowing Association in Washington's Landing, Pittsburgh, will host their 6th annual College Recruiting Night. Executive Director Rick Brown, who first arranged this annual event 6 years ago, says "Our College Recruiting Night is a great opportunity for colleges to meet our athletes, as well as, provide our athletes an opportunity to learn more about the colleges' programs and scholarship opportunities."
College scholarships for rowing? Yes, says Brown, who has watched the sport of rowing blossom over the last 10-15  years. In fact, for student athletes who are also pursuing a college education, rowing has provided a tremendous opportunity to both participate in competitive sports and pay for college.

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