Scholarship Opportunities

The colleges below are all NACE members and offer some form of scholarship for their esports athletes.

Check out the National Association of Collegiate Esports for more information.

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Ashland University

Ashland University is offering athletic scholarships for Fortnite, League of Legends, Overwatch, CS:GO, Rocket League, Hearthstone, & Starcraft 2. Our student-athletes all receive their own mouse, keyboard, headset, mouse pad, jersey, jacket, and backpack. Our players also get exclusive access to our esports facility featuring 25 high-end gaming PCs. We have two full-time coaches on staff dedicated to helping our student-athletes succeed both in game and in their academics. Interested students can apply on our website or contact me via discord.

Contact Info -

http://goashlandeagles.com/sports/esports/Esport_Recruitment_Form

https://discord.gg/UrqvhQp


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Averett University prepares students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Averett fulfills this mission by educating students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and nations through liberal arts based undergraduate and graduate programs in a personal, collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Averett University's vision is to be a premier student-centered university renowned for innovative teaching and engaged learning.


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Barton College

Barton College is a private, four year, coeducational liberal arts college located in Wilson, NC offering competitive eSport scholarships for League of Legends, Rocket League, Fortnite, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Madden, NBA2K and additional games.

Barton College: www.barton.edu

Barton College Esports: www.bartonesports.com


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Bellevue University

About Bellevue University:

Bellevue University effectively engages students in earning awards and degrees that prepare them to thrive in a connected, competitive world. We provide students with a powerful foundation for personal value creation, instilling the confidence they need to take control of their lives and to be responsible citizens of the global community. We teach the value of a free market, capitalistic economic system and the importance of preserving our American heritage of a democratic and free way of life. 

The vision of Bellevue University is to be the premier open access university in the United States. 

Bellevue Bruin Athletics:

The Bellevue University athletic department is proud of their affiliation with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA), and their newly formed affiliations with both The National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACeSports or NAC) and the Collegiate Star League (CSL) for eSports. 

Bellevue University supports and strives to exhibit leadership through the NAIA’s Champions of Character program. The NAIA Champions of Character program provides training to ensure student-athletes know, down and value the right things in all areas of life. The five core values: integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, and servant leadership are put into play, accounted for and tracked at all NAIA schools. 

Prospective Student-Athletes: 

If you are interested in competing in League of Legends at Bellevue University please complete our Prospective Student-Athlete Questionnaire.(http://www.bubruins.com/sports/esports/prospectiveathlete)


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Bethany Lutheran College

Bethany Lutheran College, founded in 1927, is a four-year, Christian liberal arts college located in Mankato, Minnesota. Bethany’s mission focuses on educating students through personal, mentoring relationships focused both on intellectual and spiritual development. Bethany provides studies in twenty-four programs with classes delivered in a relevant and challenging academic environment. Bethany prepares students to use wisely their God-given talents in the family, church, workplace, and community.


Bethany sponsors a nationally-sanctioned collegiate eSports team on its campus with scholarships available to top-level competitors for varsity and JV competition in Hearthstone, League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League. Smash Bros Melee and Ultimate. 


The awarded competitors are full-time students at Bethany, and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average, while pursuing a bachelor’s degree from Bethany Lutheran College. Scholarships are awarded based on talent, behavior, academic standing, and commitment.


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Campbellsville University


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Catawba College

Catawba College inspires students to transform their sense of what's possible and prepare for fulfilling lives in a place where they belong.

With the addition of our esports program, Catawba joined over 60 other colleges and universities offering the program that has become the world’s fastest-growing spectator sport.

The addition of esports allows us to meet our students from all majors and academic areas where their interests are and provides our current and future student-athletes with a new and exciting intercollegiate sport.


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Cazenovia College

Cazenovia College is an independent, co-educational college near Syracuse, NY, offering bachelor degree programs in the liberal arts and professional studies in an exceptional community environment, with academic and co-curricular programs devoted to developing leaders in their fields.


Cazenovia College varsity eSports teams will be competing in League of Legends, and Overwatch for the 2018-2019 school year.


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Central Christian College of Kansas


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Central Maine Community College


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Central Methodist University

Central Methodist University will begin it inaugural eSports season in Fall of 2018. The team plans to compete at the Varsity level in League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League and Hearthstone. CMU is committed to building an eSports program that is built on tradition and excellence!

The eSports team will have its own dedicated room, equipped with state of the art PCs and gaming amenities.

CMU is a private university located in Fayette, MO. We currently have approximately 1,100 students on our 100-acre, tree-shaded campus.

The student teacher ratio is 16 to 1 and we offer more than 30 majors and pre-professional programs.

CMU is a place where you will not get lost in the crowd and there are plenty of ways to get involved with over 40 student organizations!

If you are interested in joining our team please contact us at dsledge@centralmethodist.edu or fill out our athletic questionnaire: http://www.cmueagles.com/recruiting.php


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Centralia College


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Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati Christian University is offering scholarships for League of Legends, Overwatch, Fortnite, Rocket League, Smash Bros., NBA 2K, Madden, FIFA, and shoutcasters for students of all talent levels. CCU’s program offers a unique mix of PC & console games in order to provide a competitive environment for players across all major platforms while building a community powered by accountability and leadership within the university.

Want to be recruited? Fill out CCU’s Recruit Me form on a computer - http://www.ccuathletics.com/recruiting.php

Contact Info -

Head Coach: Jared Fayne

Email: jared.fayne@ccuniversity.edu

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCU_Esports (@CCU_Esports)

Discord: JaredFayne #0519


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Cooker College

Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as No. 2 in South Carolina for value.


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College of Saint Joseph

College of St. Joseph is a small, independent nonprofit institution located in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. Our idyllic 117-wooded acre campus sits on the edge of Rutland's city limits, providing a comfortable walk to both a vibrant downtown and several recreation areas.

CSJ offers more than 20 undergraduate degree programs and 12 graduate programs in areas including Business, Criminal Justice, Arts & Sciences, Psychology & Human Services and Education, with a family-like campus environment and unparalleled faculty-student interaction. Our diverse community includes students from across the country and highly-qualified faculty and staff.


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Columbia College


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Culver-Stockton College

We are the official varsity esports team at Culver-Stockton College. We will begin competing in the fall of 2018 in League of Legends, Overwatch, and Starcraft 2.


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Dakota Wesleyan University


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Defiance College


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Delaware Valley University

Delaware Valley University is an independent, nonprofit university located in the charming town of Doylestown, Pa. Originally an agricultural college, DelVal was founded in 1896 and has grown into an academically rigorous interdisciplinary college dedicated to the sciences and liberal arts. As our founder, Joseph Krauskopf once said, we take "science with practice" seriously. Today, our more than 1,000 acres of land is a testament to our mission to provide a functional learning environment for our students, serving as an outdoor classroom for several of our fields of study.

DelVal has more than 25 undergraduate majors in the natural sciences, business, and humanities. We offer six master's programs, a doctoral degree and several adult education courses. From business and information management and policy studies to Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) and an MBA program, DelVal offers students a wide array of undergraduate degree, graduate degree and continuing education degree programs.

Our university boasts small class sizes, an applied and theoretical approach to learning and individualized attention. Our student-faculty ratio is 15:1, allowing for a very close-knit campus. We encourage an environment where faculty know our students by name, forging strong mentoring relationships with them.

In our required Experience360 program, an experiential learning component of the curriculum, our students learn by doing—a philosophy and a practice ingrained in and tailored to each of the majors we offer. We strive to mobilize all students, staff and faculty to find solutions to the most pressing issues of our time, whether in the classroom or out in the real world. Our school cultivates a community of inspiring, intelligent and imaginative thinkers who can create new initiatives.

Learn more about Delaware Valley University's many accolades.


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DeSales University

It is the mission of DeSales University to provide men and women with quality higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism as developed by Saint Francis de Sales and his spiritual heirs. The University imparts knowledge and develops talents for, personal, familial, and societal living. DeSales University enriches the human community and enhances the dignity of the individual through its educational endeavors. In its work, the University fosters a vital and respectful dialogue between Roman Catholic faith and human culture.


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Dickinson State University


DigiPen Institute of Technology


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ECPI University

Founded in Norfolk, Virginia in 1966, ECPI University demonstrated early on its commitment to forward-thinking, market-based curriculum in an accelerated format and being among the first to offer classes in the growing field of computer programming. The name – ECPI – stands for East Coast Polytechnic Institute, signifying its origin and ongoing commitment to technological advancement in all fields of study.

For nearly half a century, ECPI University was established as a career oriented student centered institution and pursued a path of addressing the needs of students and employers in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.


Edinboro University


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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott is a residential campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The university offers bachelormaster's, and PhD degree programs in Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering, Software  and game design, and Security & Intelligence. The Prescott campus also offers a master's degree in safety science.


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Florida Southern College

Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive college and the oldest college in Florida. Florida Southern maintains its commitment to academic excellence through more than 50 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business, accounting, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio; is an award-winning national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 30 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked among the Top 20 Best Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report; named a 2016 Top ROI College by Forbes; and included in The Princeton Review’s 381 Best Colleges and The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make a positive, consequential impact on society. FSC is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of both Orlando and Tampa and home to the world’s largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, designated a National Historic Landmark in 2012. Named the “Most Beautiful Campus in the Nation” for two consecutive years by The Princeton Review and one of the nation’s “Ten College Campuses with the Best Architecture” by Architectural Digest, Florida Southern is an internationally-recognized place of beauty and academic excellence


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Fontbonne University


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Full Sail University


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Georgia State University

With seven campuses throughout metro Atlanta, Georgia State University provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. A national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds, Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing, hundreds of student clubs and organizations, and one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. Students, faculty and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication and perseverance.   Georgia State is the #4 most innovative university in the U.S.; #14 best institution for undergraduate teaching in the U.S.; and one of the most diverse institutions in the U.S. (#1 public or nonprofit university in the U.S. to confer undergraduate degrees to African-Americans; and #1 public or nonprofit university in Georgia to confer undergraduate and graduate degrees to African-Americans, Asians and Latinos).


Grand View University


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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will begin it inaugural eSports season in Fall of 2018.  Currently, HU has a club team that was established in the Fall of 2018  The team plans to compete at the Varsity level in League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone and NBA 2k. HU is committed to building an eSports program that is second to none!

The eSports team will have its own dedicated room, equipped with state of the art PCs and gaming amenities. We have also partnered with The Whitaker Center to provide a first in the nation experience of competing on a Digital IMAX screen!  We have also secured several local and national sponsors.

HU also offers Interactive Media as a BS Degree so not only do you get to play video games you can learn how to build them and have a career upon graduation!

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is one of the newest comprehensive Universities in the United States located in beautiful downtown Harrisburg, PA.


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Hartwick College


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Hawkeye Community College

Hawkeye Community College has a tremendous amount to offer its students in terms of its educational opportunities, faculty, and facilities. With a Liberal Arts program that prepares students to transfer to a public or private four-year college as well as over 45 career and technical program options, Hawkeye offers many great choices that will help you launch your career.

Hawkeye is committed to helping each and every student succeed through our small classes, flexible scheduling, student activities, and affordable tuition. In addition, students also have access to a state-of-the-art wellness center, a Student Health Clinic, and a Career Services Center.

We are also an educational resource for the whole community. Students of all ages can register for Continuing Education classes to update professional skills or pursue a new hobby. The vitality of our area workforce is important to us as well and we work closely with businesses to develop training programs to meet the needs of employees.

So, whether your goal is to complete a degree or just brush up on skills, I encourage you to visit our campus to see what we can provide in terms of your education. I believe you will like what you see and thank you for considering Hawkeye Community College.


Illinois College

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Justin Bragg took over the the program at Illinois College in October of 2017.  He specializes in coaching League of Legends, being a former challenger player (peaking at rank 10) and participating in the Challenger Series back in season 4 and 5.  In his first season coaching, every player on the team improved by at least one tier, with the most improvement coming from our mid laner, starting the season at Silver 2 and ending at Platinum 4. 

Contact Info - 

Discord name:  [IC] Jbraggs#1602

Email:  Justin.bragg@ic.edu

What we offer-

League of Legends

Between $15,000- $20,000 depending on ranking and team play (contact coach Bragg for more info)


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Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University, an independent, residential, liberal arts university founded in 1850, strives to attain the ideal of a liberal education while providing unique opportunities with distinctive curricula and programs. A liberal education at Illinois Wesleyan fosters creativity, critical thinking, effective communication, strength of character and a spirit of inquiry. Our curriculum deepens the specialized knowledge of a discipline with a comprehensive world view. The Illinois Wesleyan experience affords the greatest possibilities for realizing individual potential while preparing students for democratic citizenship and life in a global society. As the University pursues this ideal for all of our students, we help students to follow a wide range of career and life paths, offering diverse curricula in liberal arts, fine arts and professional programs as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary study and off-campus learning. The University through our policies, programs and practices is committed to diversity, social justice and environmental sustainability. A tightly knit, supportive university community, together with a variety of opportunities for close interaction with excellent faculty, both challenges and supports students in their personal and intellectual development.


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Indiana Tech is committed to helping its students prepare for personal and professional success. That’s why our academic offerings focus on areas of study that prepare students for careers that are in demand today and in the future.

We also make sure those degree programs are packed with relevant coursework and plenty of hands-on learning, real-life projects, and internships to help students graduate with an impressive résumé, not just a diploma.

Indiana Tech eSports

In ramping up our eSports program, Indiana Tech, a founding member of The National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE), we hope to become a top-tier Division I power. Indiana Tech, has been a leader in the eSports environment; it was the first university in Indiana and one of the first universities in the nation to offer gaming scholarships. In addition, the school has created a new eSports gaming arena on the second floor of the student union. The arena features 20 gaming stations equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, peripherals and accessories. In addition to the eSports scholarship program, Tech also has three club teams, League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Overwatch, that compete to bring together what is Indiana Tech's eSports community.


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Iowa Central Tritons have been awarded the #1 ranked NJCAA athletic department in the country for the past 10 years


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Juniata is part of the Landmark Conference, the first Division III athletic conference in the US to host esports play among conference members. This Spring we are fielding Landmark teams in League of Legends. We are also active in ECAC competition with League and Overwatch, and seeking other opportunities to expand our reach.

Juniata College also offers esports scholarships up to $2,500. These awards recognize program engagement and participation of students who do well academically, but also contribute to their school and community and whose academic excellence and aspirations are balanced with competitive ability. Express interest and find out more by filling out the recruitment form on our esports page.


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KWU first formed an esports team during the fall of 2015. The team currently competes in League of Legends through the Collegiate Star League. The team also competes in Overwatch, Rocket League, and Hearthstone. KWU esports continues to grow, and KWU will soon be competing in Smash Bros.

The KWU esports team has its own room, equipped with state of the art PCs and gaming amenities. The esports room provides the optimal atmosphere for any gamer to take their game to the next level.

Small campus. Big city. Extraordinary opportunities.

At Kansas Wesleyan, we are student centered and community focused. We offer an exceptional academic experience in a nurturing, friendly environment. Live, learn and capitalize on the many exceptional possibilities available to you on our gorgeous campus in the thriving city of Salina, Kansas.

Sponsors:

  • iBUYPOWER

  • Vertagear

  • Steelseries

  • ASUS ROG

  • Twitch


King University

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King University Esports is a Full Varsity Program offering scholarships for student-athletes to compete at the collegiate level for esports.


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Esports serves as Lebanon Valley College's 26th varsity intercollegiate athletic program and its first co-ed sport. It is the fifth new program added since the beginning of the decade, along with men's and women's lacrosse (2009–10), women's golf (2013–14), and women's ice hockey (2016–17). LVC competes as a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the country's most prominent organization dedicated to competitive collegiate video gaming. Student-athletes take part in national competitions in Overwatch, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Rocket League, CS:GO and several Fighters including Dragon Ball.

Lebanon Valley College Profile: 1,600 undergraduates. 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio. More than 40 undergraduate majors. 5 master’s programs and a doctorate. All in a close-knit community.


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Limestone College is an accredited, independent, coeducational four-year liberal arts institution chartered by the State of South Carolina. Limestone College is a Christian non-denominational college. Its programs lead to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Social Work, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Master of Business Administration degree.


Located among the natural beauty of Sylvania, Ohio, Lourdes University is the ideal place to focus on academics, personal development and eSports. The small city provides landscape for our intimate school, which boasts plenty of one-on-one assistance from coaches and instructors alike. Those looking for more active city life will find neighboring Toledo, Ohio to have plenty in the way of music and art or leisure and socializing, depending on your personal interests.

But for those dedicated to the game, our players look no further than our 25 station eSports arena: top-of-the-line computer towers, 24" 144hz monitors, three 4k TVs, aesthetics personalized to eSports. Our student-athletes have unrestricted access to this space during the day, as long as they maintain a Lourdes' mentality. Because here at Lourdes University, we are more than just an eSports program; we are a community of learning, reverence and service. So, do you have what it takes to be a Gray Wolf?

Find out at www.lourdes.edu. See you soon!


Marietta College is a private liberal arts college in Marietta, Ohio. The college offers 45 majors. The school encompasses approximately three city blocks next to downtown Marietta and enrolls 1,200 full-time students.


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Menlo College

ATHERTON, Calif. – Menlo College Athletics is pleased to announce the addition of an esports program for the 2018-19 academic year. Menlo Esports will offer several game teams including: League of Legends, Overwatch, CS:GO, PUBG, Hearthstone, and Rocket League. Unlike other programs, Menlo Esports does not have a social club attachment, and is supported by the athletics department. As part of the athletics department, athletic scholarships are available to qualifying student athletes. Menlo will also be building and outfitting a new room with cutting edge computers and peripherals. Partnering with the NACE, Menlo hopes to work with other collegiate organizations to support growth and breed competition.

Menlo College Esports will be rolled out for the 2018-19 academic year as one of three new club sport offerings and one of five total club sports offerings at the college. Athletic scholarship will be available for new students who meet minimum eligibility standards. Menlo College is currently the only four-year institution in Northern California to offer Athletic Scholarship for its Esports program. If you're interested in joining the newest program on campus, reach out to head coach Alex Holler at alex.holler@menlo.edu.

About Menlo College

Menlo College is a small private undergraduate college that focuses on the practical arts of business in the entrepreneurial economy. A residential college in the heart of Silicon Valley, just outside San Francisco, Menlo College offers degrees in business and psychology. Our students come from all over the world to learn the practical arts of business including leadership, critical thinking, creativity, team building, communication and the science of behavior. We take advantage of the strong entrepreneurial community around us and require an internship which may be taken at one of the many companies and incubators with which we have partnerships. We are very proud of our intimate and engaged student community fueled by our spirited and competitive athletics program.

About the Department of Athletics

The Department of Athletics strives to complement the Menlo College experience by developing future leaders through its intercollegiate athletic program. We are committed to providing an equitable, supportive, and diverse athletic environment which will teach student-athletes to compete with integrity and sportsmanship, act responsibly, and take on leadership roles on their teams, in the classroom, on the college campus, and in the community.


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Miami University


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Midland University

We are a founding member of NACE, and one of the first six schools in the United States to consider eSports a collegiate sports, and award athletic scholarships on par with our other sports.

Game titles we currently compete in are League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Overwatch. We have a number of student-athletes that play other game titles as well, and we are looking to grow into other games like: CS:GO, Smite, Paladins, Rocket League, Smash Bros, and many more.

If you are interested in a game title, don't hesitate to share that with us so that we may find a way to enable you to pursue your passion and go to school doing so.

This is just the start of eSports at Midland, and with such rapid growth we are always looking for the next eSport title to open up more opportunities for all eligible students to get a chance to do what they love, engage their competitive spirit, and go to school doing just that.

Midland University

Founded in 1883, Midland University is a liberal arts college providing relevant opportunities in more than 30 academic areas, four graduate programs, and a variety of professional studies programs to students at both our Fremont and Omaha locations. Recently recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as the 9th fastest-growing private, nonprofit baccalaureate institution in the country, Midland takes a modern approach to liberal arts education. Our innovative approach of working from the marketplace back, provides students with the relevant skills to lead in the world with purpose.

Schedule a campus visit and tour before January 31st of your Senior Year in High School to be rewarded a $4,000 grant.

*Other stipulations may apply, but we hope to see you on a campus visit soon!

Prospective Athlete questionnaire: http://www.midlandathletics.com/SIDHelp.php?action=form&parameters=35

Campus Visit Request Form: https://www.midlandu.edu/visit-campus

Application for Admissions: https://www.midlandu.edu/apply-admission

Discord: Midlandu#7430

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/midlanduniversity

Email: eSports@Midlandu.edu


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Missouri Baptist University


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Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Situated on a beautiful, 150-acre campus, we’re not far from major cities like Kansas City and Columbia, but we’re small enough to feel like family. For nearly 130 years, Missouri Valley has offered a spirited, supportive atmosphere for high-achieving students and faculty alike.

Scholarships are available for League of Legends, Overwatch, and Rocket League. Students may serve as players or coaching assistants.


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Molloy College


Morningside College

Morningside College is a private, four-year college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. 100% of our undergraduate students receive some type of financial aid. Our beautiful 68-acre campus is located in a residential area in Sioux City, Iowa (population: 140,000). We enroll nearly 1,300 full-time students.


Mount St. Joseph University

Mount St. Joseph University is a Catholic institution grounded in the spiritual values and vision of its founders, the Sisters of Charity. Located on the west side of Cincinnati in Delhi Township, the Mount is dedicated to student success and well-being, emphasizing values, integrity, and social responsibility. The Mount was founded in 1920 as one of the only women’s colleges in the eastern United States at the time. Today, the University educates a diverse coeducational population of more than 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. Nearly 99 percent of those who earn a degree from the Mount are employed, enrolled in graduate studies, or volunteering within six months of graduation.


Mount Vernon Nazarene University


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New England College


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New Mexico State University


Northern Virginia Community College

Welcome to the home of Nighthawks Esports. Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is one of the only institutions in Virginia to currently have a full esports practice arena which utilizes top of the line equipment and custom gear. Athletes and coaches use the space daily to develop our teams into champions. Boasting full varsity and junior varsity rosters for multiple games, custom player jerseys, a full custom practice arena, and other esports swag, NOVA is one of the largest and most robust collegiate esports programs on the east coast.

Here at NOVA we also offer a full intramural esports program with a lengthy games list where students can engage in friendly competition with their fellow students. Opportunities to be a part of esports, outside of a player, exist at NOVA to allow students to hone their experiences in the world of esports beyond the game.

NOVA is located in the Washington, D.C. area, the College includes six campuses -- Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, MEC (Springfield) and Woodbridge; along with Reston Educational Center and ELI. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs for our student-athletes.


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Northwestern Christan University


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Ohio Northern University


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Oregon Institute of Technology

Oregon Tech (accredited by the NWCCU) is the Pacific Northwest’s premier public-and affordable-polytechnic university. Hands-on approaches make learning exciting and prepare students for their future careers. Students have amazing opportunities to apply what they learn in lab-based classes, clinics, externships and workplaces. This practical focus is reinforced by faculty who come to Oregon Tech with relevant business, industrial, or clinical experience.


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Park University

We launched our varsity program January 2019 for League of Legends and will continue to expand in August of 2019 to Overwatch, Hearthstone, and League of Legends. If your interested in trying out for the team, head over to our recruiting page here (http://www.parkathletics.com/recruiting/0/31). Athletes will compete in a state of the art space called the Parkade Battlegrounds and will have a full time coach with scholarship opportunities.


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Pratt Community College


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Principia College

Enrolling nearly 500 students from 33 states and 28 countries, Principia College offers an outstanding liberal arts academic program with a focus on Christian Science-based character education.



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Randolph-Macon College

Randolph-Macon is a private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college located 15 minutes north of Richmond in the scenic town of Ashland, Virginia.

R-MC enrolls over 1,400 undergraduate students, who pursue their academic paths in 54 areas of study (including majors, minors, pre-professional programs and other areas).

Randolph-Macon has a longstanding reputation for giving our students an “edge.” R-MC integrates an outstanding liberal arts education and success strategies taught by extraordinary faculty mentors with a four year career preparation program called The Edge. Dedicated staff in The Edge Career Center, in concert with our faculty, work with students to develop a personalized Career Roadmap that provides them with a competitive advantage with their careers and when applying to graduate school.


Robert Morris University


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Savana College of Art and Design


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Schreiner University

Schreiner University is currently recruiting for the following games: League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League, Hearthstone, Paladins, Smite, Call of Duty, Smash Bros, Heroes of the Storm, PUBG, and others.

Players selected to join our roster are guaranteed at least $10,000 per year (up to 4 years), a dedicated practice space, and various opportunities to travel and compete. We have a supportive administration and our student gaming community is one of the largest on campus.

Interested students should fill out this form: https://schreiner.secure.force.com/form?formid=217801


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Shawnee State University

Shawnee State is a student-focused public university offering a highly personalized, affordable, and accessible education dedicated to the exploration of emerging technologies and emerging ideas. It’s a place where professors know you by name, and where you can make a name for yourself.

Student Focused

At SSU, our class sizes are small to allow more one-on-one interactions between students and faculty. In student and parent surveys, the personal attention and care by faculty and staff was listed as the strongest single advantage of Shawnee State University.

Academically

Challenging

Our personal attention is matched by our commitment to academic excellence. At SSU, you will be challenged to explore new worlds, ideas, and ways of thinking. Here, you will find an intellectually stimulating community that will provide you with the opportunity to learn more about your career, your future, and even yourself.

Best Academic

Value in Ohio

Cost is important when choosing an institution. Shawnee State provides one of the best educational values in Ohio and beyond. Our tuition is among the lowest in the state and is matched and exceeded by our students’ academic opportunities, challenges, and potential return on their investment.

Focused on

Your Future

At Shawnee State, we are dedicated to preparing you for future success. To do that, we are always looking forward — utilizing advanced technologies, exploring emerging ideas, and continually growing to meet the needs of our current, and future, students.


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Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University is a comprehensive private liberal arts university located in Winchester, Virginia. It has an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students across more than 90 programs in seven schools: College of Arts & Sciences, Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business, Shenandoah Conservatory, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing, School of Health Professions and the School of Education & Human Development.

Shenandoah University educates and inspires individuals to be critical, reflective thinkers; lifelong learners; and ethical, compassionate citizens who are committed to making responsible contributions within a community, a nation and the world.

Shenandoah University will be nationally recognized for forward thinking programs that produce competitive and purposeful graduates.


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Siena Heights University

"The mission of Siena Heights University, a Catholic University founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is to assist people to become more competent, purposeful and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all."


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Southern New Hampshire University


Southwest Baptist University


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Southwestern Oregon Community College

Our scenic campus is nestled along the Southern Oregon coastline. Here at Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) we offer a pleasant and friendly environment. Due to our beautiful location, student life is especially vibrant. Students can participate in clubs, organizations and a number of intercollegiate athletic teams.

Southwestern Oregon Community College strives for diversity. We offer degree and certificate programs, workforce development programs, GED testing and continuing education. Our programs can lead directly to jobs or students can further their education to study at a four-year college.

Southwestern Oregon Community College does not charge out-of-state tuition. Whether you live in Oregon or elsewhere, tuition at SWOCC will remain the same. Financial aid is also available, both through the institution and through federal and state sources.

Southwestern has an open admission policy and welcomes students who wish to obtain a quality education. If you have questions about the school’s admissions policy, call 541.888.7636.


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St. Ambrose University

St. Ambrose University Athletic Director Ray Shovlain announced that the University will add Esports as a varsity program on campus. Intercollegiate competition will begin in the fall of 2018, and the University is offering talent-based scholarships.

The team will initially play Overwatch and League of Legends. Additional games could be added in the future.

St. Ambrose will join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), a nonprofit membership association organized by and on behalf of member institutions. NACE consists of nearly 50 colleges and universities across the country. More than 90 percent of all varsity Esports programs in the United States are members of NACE.

"We are always looking at adding new programs on the cutting edge, and Esports is another example of that," Shovlain said. "There is tremendous interest in Esports, and we want to provide opportunities for students to continue their competitive careers at a high level."

Since 2006-07, St. Ambrose has added competitive cheer and dance, men's and women's bowling, men's and women's lacrosse, athletic band, men's and women's swimming and diving, and now Esports, giving the Athletic Department 29 varsity programs.


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St. Clair College


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St. Louis College of Pharmacy


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St. Thomas Aquinas


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St. Thomas University


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Stephens College

Stephens College is a women’s college proudly located in Columbia, Mo., home to a flagship public university and two private colleges.

Since our founding in 1833, we’ve been offering innovative, career-focused programs sound in the liberal arts with a focus on creative arts and sciences. We take a hands-on, experiential approach to education, making sure our students get both quality classroom instruction and external work experiences that complement their coursework.

We also provide graduate, online and certificate programs available to women and men as part of our commitment to lifelong learning.

Stephens is proud to be a vibrant part of Columbia, offering community programming and exhibits, public performances and the Citizen Jane Film Festival. Through our Children’s School, the TRYPS Institute at Stephens College and our summer performance, sports and academic camps, we proudly educate girls and boys of all ages.


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Stevenson University


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SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton began competing at the collegiate level in the Spring of 2018 in Overwatch, Hearthstone and League of Legends. The college has a vibrant gaming community with academic programs including Game Design and Development, Graphic and Multimedia Design, Cybersecurity and Technological Communication. There is a large gaming club on campus, and the college plans on adding a gaming-themed wing in the residence halls, which will house one of two high-tech gaming rooms.

The College was originally chartered in 1906 as the first postsecondary, two-year college in New York. In 1987, the State University of New York’s Board of Trustees authorized the college's present designation as State University of New York College of Technology at Canton, more commonly known as SUNY Canton.


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Texas Wesleyan University

The TXWES Esports & Gaming Program is based on the three Cs: Competition, Creation, and Community.

• Competition: we field 7 games currently. Overwatch, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Smash Bros (Melee and Ultimate), FIFA and Madden. Our program is structured like any other athletic program on a college campus. In addition to practices and competitions, competitors are expected to take part in VOD/film reviews, leadership/skill development sessions, study halls, and real life work outs created by the director of our fitness center.

• Creation: Between our partnered page on Twitch and YouTube, we are building out a streaming, vlogging, and podcasting presence online so we are looking for both on air and behind the scenes talent for that. The hope with this piece is to not only provide a fun experience for all involved, but also let those creating this starting building out more of a portfolio to use in future employment.

• Community: this is the event management and social media side of things. We have Community Managers, office staff, and student volunteers already helping to brainstorm, plan, and execute events for our community both on a small and large scale. This is also the avenue for those that just want to attend events and not actually help run them.

Contact info: esports@txwes.edu | Ingenuus Zero#3058 | txwes.edu/playesports

What we offer: Our school offers 12 $2,000 esports scholarship (based on try outs), we have several student employment positions in our office that pay $10.10/hour up to 20 hours per week, and our school offers merit scholarships based on GPA and test scores that can cover 70% of tuition cost. Our university is also located within 45 minutes of Optic, Team Envy, Complexity Gaming, Mavs Gaming, and the FC Dallas eMLS team. We have already been meeting with all of these teams to find ways to collaborate, increase our competitors skill levels, and create an overall amazing and educational experience for all students involved in our program!


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The University of Texas at Dallas


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Thomas College


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Trine University


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Union Community College


University of Alaska Anchorage

Founded in the summer of 2017 the UAA E-Wolves aim to unite gamers on campus along with throughout the gaming community to have a common space to come together and game with others in the community. We cater to all levels, whether you want to compete at a collegiate level or just play casually. We currently have one team that competes in the collegiate scene for League of Legends in the CSL along with actively recruiting current college students and future students for teams for other games such as Overwatch, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft 2, WoW, CS:GO, DOTA 2 and Smash and hopefully more in the future. We're a recognized uLoL club from Riot which grants us access to recruitment and viewing party kits from Riot Games. We're working on becoming a TESPA chapter along with partnering with other gaming communities throughout Alaska to assist with our growth and lastly one of our main goals is to show that the UAA E-Wolves has what it takes to make their mark on the collegiate Esports map. 

Contact info - 

uaaesports@gmail.com

https://discord.gg/8Jc9fFe

What we offer -

At this time we are a fairly new program so we don't offer any scholarships but we are working on that. The main thing we offer is a place to compete in the collegiate scene. 


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University of Antelope Valley


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University of Jamestown

Established in 1883 as Jamestown College, University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of science in nursing degrees as well as a master’s degree in education and a Fargo, N.D.-based doctor of physical therapy.

University of Jamestown offers more than 30 areas of study. With the Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing students through an experience that is student-centered and integrates the liberal arts with sound professional programs. The Journey includes a four-year graduation guarantee and a guaranteed internship.


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University of Missouri


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University of Mount Union

Scholarship opportunities for League of Legends, Overwatch, and Rocket League starting in Fall 2019

Esports scholarships will be an additional amount on top of standard aid package

Dedicated ~4500 sq. ft. Esports facility currently under construction


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University of North Texas


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University of Oklahoma


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University of Pikeville

Upholding its commitment to strong Christian principles, University of Pikeville offers broad liberal arts and science educations. Its foundation provides opportunities for students to develop their full academic and personal potential in preparation for their chosen careers. The Esports Program aims to be a stepping stone to long, lavish careers in whatever its student-athletes seek to be a part of, whether it be a career in Esports or other avenues. This is accomplished by providing guidance and training in the aspects of professionalism, adaptability, sportsmanship, morality, ethics, and success.


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University of Providence


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University of Rip Grande


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University of Saint Mary

The University of Saint Mary plans is building a varsity eSports program that will be ready to compete in 2019!

About USM

USM is an esteemed applied liberal arts Catholic university located in the greater Kansas City metro area.

Saint Mary offers more than 30 undergraduate programs--including multiple STEM programs, eight graduate programs, and a doctoral program and an ever-growing focus on health care education. Classes are available on campuses in Leavenworth and Overland Park, and in several formats: traditional, evening-accelerated, and online.

Students benefit from small classes, providing true one-on-one attention from expert instructors—taught by professors, not teaching assistants. USM also received a 2018 Best Value School Award by University Research & Review—based on its reputation among students and alumni, the programs offered, accreditation, and affordability.

Go Spires!

Address

4100 South 4th Street

Leavenworth, KS 66048

(913) 682-5151

Website

http://www.stmary.edu

Admissions

http://www.stmary.edu/admissions-aid

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University of South Carolina Sumter

The purpose of the USC Sumter eSports program is to promote the education and development of students through intercollegiate eSports participation. The program’s goal is to provide a competitive environment for students to participate in a variety of games across the intercollegiate landscape. While providing competitive goals and aspirations, “the student” is the center of the program. The development of eSports skills is paramount, but the development of the diverse student is the most important aspect of the program. This diversity shows among many aspects of the student’s growth, such as: teamwork, camaraderie, sportsmanship, time management, responsibilities in regard to social presence and educational standards, and developing skills to compete in a competitive environment (locally, nationally and globally).


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University of South Carolina Union

The University of South Carolina Union is a small regional campus of the University of South Carolina located in Union, South Carolina.


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University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands is a private Christian NAIA school in the heart of southeastern Kentucky.

At Cumberlands, we are different by design. We believe a quality education provides a variety of learning opportunities – not just textbook learning but practical, hands-on learning. Along with academics, we place a strong emphasis on student work and service to others. The end goal is to develop keen minds, warm hearts and helping hands.

In our journey from 1888 to today, Cumberlands has continually adapted to new technologies and the ever-changing world in which we live. Today, our reach extends beyond our strong, traditional on-campus community to include our cutting-edge online and hybrid classroom communities.


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Upper Iowa University



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Wagner College

Wagner College is a private liberal arts school in New York City. Our beautiful 105-acre campus on Staten Island is home to a close-knit community of 2,000 bright students. Manhattan, with access to high-profile internships and urban adventures, is just a ferry ride away.

Watch our campus video tour.

Our nationally-recognized academic program, the Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, combines learning communities with service learning, internships, and research. Students graduate with skills that employers value; download The Wagner College Difference to see how our learning outcomes prepare students for successful and stimulating careers.


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West Virginia Wesleyan College


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Western Kentucky University


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Wichita State University





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