What to know about rugby scholarships.
Welcome to Global Sports Recruitment (GSR) and your first step on a potential journey towards securing a rugby scholarship at a university in the United States of America.
At GSR, we have a proud and growing heritage of securing scholarships for student-athletes since 2016 and helping them fulfil their ambition of playing collegiate rugby at a range of universities across the USA.
You’ve taken the bold first step of looking us up and we are here to provide the information and support you need to take the next step on your journey towards securing an American rugby scholarship by attending one of our Rugby Assessment & Presentation Days.
Rugby Scholarships in America are very much a College and University sport. There is a highly competitive and organised structure where your talent lets you represent your University with pride whilst studying towards an academic undergraduate qualification. Rugby is played throughout education institutions all over the US.
Rugby continues to grow in popularity and is considered one of the most rapidly expanding club sports across college campuses. Several institutions have increased their investments in men’s and women’s Rugby programs, by creating Rugby programs with varsity status and funding for scholarships.
Women’s rugby is now classed by the NCAA as an emerging varsity sport.
By earning a rugby scholarship, you obtain a financial package that will contribute towards your tuition fees, accommodation and any maintenance costs you may have.
Athletes hoping to be considered for a rugby scholarship in the US must meet the university’s entry requirements and are expected to maintain a good standard on the field and in the classroom throughout the duration of their scholarship.
GSR offers a premium service that takes care of you starting today, during your entire promotion until you arrive at college/university in the US. Our expert staff will comprehensively support you as you grow, all the way to achieving your dreams.
Global Sports Recruitment evaluate each individual’s athletic ability to match college/university criteria. There are many different levels of competition in USA, and GSR will place you at an institution which will propel you to the level.
Professionally captured sports footage for university coaches is an essential in gaining a successful outcome for our student-athletes. Our media staff are not just digital media professionals, they’re also passionate about being creative, dedicated to sport and committed to producing the best results for you.
The SAT Exam measures a student’s readiness for university and provides college/universities with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants. . The SAT Exam result in the college application process varies from institution to institution. The higher your SAT Exam result, the more options for college/university will be available for you.
Global Sports Recruitment work with our athletes to create a tailored road map for finding and gaining acceptance to the college/university that best fits their goals and needs. The marketing and promotion of our athletes to institutions in USA of the proper eligibility criteria is key to finding them success academically and athletically.
Global Sports Recruitment will grade evaluate each individual client’s academic stature, making it easier for admissions officers to understand your degrees, courses and grades in US terms.
International student-athletes who want to attend an American college or university need to obtain an F-1 student visa before they leave for the United States. Global Sports Recruitment will Assist and guide you throughout the student visa process.
Applicants must be aged between 15 – 22 years old to participate a GSR rugby assessment!
We accept athletes who are currently in University (transfer students) and postgraduate students.
All players will be given the feedback of their performance and will be notified of our decision within 48 hours.
We recommend bringing some comfortable clothes with you to change in and out of when you're not playing.
We do not provide any football kit, boots or shinguards so please bring your own.
We provide an area for you to change before and after the trial, and hot shower facilities.
We do not provide any food or kit on the day, so please bring your own food, water and football attire.