Presentation on theme: "Lincoln University NCAA Rules Education. Sources of financial aid. Exempted aid. Financial aid from outside sources. Reduction and cancellation."— Presentation transcript:
Lincoln University NCAA Rules Education
Sources of financial aid. Exempted aid. Financial aid from outside sources. Reduction and cancellation. Determining equivalencies. Newly adopted legislation. Questions.
All funds administered by the institution including: Scholarships. Grants. Tuition waivers based on athletics ability. Loans. NCAA Bylaw
Aid from government or private sources if institution: Selects recipient; or Determines amount of aid; or Provides matching or supplementary funds. Bylaw (b)
Aid from person student-athlete is naturally or legally dependent. Aid awarded with no relationship to athletics ability. Education expenses from the United States Olympic Committee. Count in sport-by-sport limit. Count against full grant-in-aid. Bylaw
Awarded from an established and continuing outside program: Award made based on past performance or overall record; Written notification must be provided to the certifying institution; and The donor of the aid may not dictate where the recipient must attend. Does not count against sport limit. If RECRUITED award counts against student-athlete’s full grant- in-aid limit. Bylaw
Aid awarded from an established and continuing outside program: Recognition of outstanding high school graduates. Written notification must be provided to the certifying institution. Award may only be provided once.
The donor may not: Dictate where the recipient must attend; or Be a representative of athletics interest or booster. If RECRUITED award counts against sport limit. Award counts against student-athlete’s full grant-in-aid limit. Bylaw
Type of AidRecruited?Sport LimitFull Grant-in-Aid Outside grant, athletics major criterion Yes No Yes Outside grant, athletics not a major criterion YesNoYes No No (Yes, if receiving athletics aid).
Aid that does not count in the student-athlete’s: Full grant-in-aid; or Cost of attendance. Aid that does not count in institutional financial aid limitations. Bylaw
Academic award for outstanding academic achievement or research grant, provided: Standing scholarship or established research grant; Basis of award is academic record at awarding institution; and Competition among the students of a class or college. Bylaw (a)-(2)
Academic Awards: Awarded independently of athletics; Normal arrangement for academic scholarships; Amount consistent; and Must meet exemption criteria. Bylaw
Based on high school performance: Meets minimum institutional criteria; and Meets high school criteria: Ranked in upper 20 percent of graduating class or cumulative grade-point average of at least (based on maximum 4.000); or Minimum ACT score of 100 or minimum SAT score of 1140.
Student-athlete does not meet the exemption criteria based on the high school record: At least one academic year in college; and Achieved a cumulative grade-point average of for all academic work at the awarding institution.
Legitimate loans provided: Regular repayment schedule; Available to all students; and Administered the same for all students. Bylaw (b)
Out-of-state tuition waivers with no relationship to athletics ability. Employee dependent tuition benefits. Postgraduate scholarship awarded in accordance with Bylaw Bylaw (b)
Exempted government grants. Pell Grants. Supplemental Educational Opportunities Grants. State government grants. Other grants listed in Bylaw Operation Gold Grant. Bylaws and
An institution may reduce or cancel institutional aid during the period of the award, provided: Renders himself or herself ineligible for competition; Fraudulent misrepresentation; Serious misconduct; or Voluntary withdraw. Bylaw Requires a hearing opportunity. Bylaw
Voluntary withdraw allows an institution to reduce or cancel financial aid. Aid cannot be awarded to another student-athlete: In the term of reduction or cancellation; or During the ensuing academic term, if the award was cancelled prior to the regular academic term.
Aid may be awarded to a another student-athlete, provided: Institution did not award the maximum equivalency in that sport. Aid may be awarded in the same academic term as the voluntary withdraw.
A student-athlete requesting permission to contact another institution does not equate to voluntarily withdrawing from a team. Staff Interpretation [Reference: 1/26/05, Item No. 1a]
Amount of student-athlete’s countable institutional financial aid received Value of institution’s full grant-in-aid
$3,000 + $5,000 = $8,000 Institutional awards $18,000 In-state full grant-in- aid Lanie is a volleyball student-athlete receiving a $3,000 institutional scholarship for graphic design and a $5,000 athletics award for volleyball. The full in-state grant-in-aid at Kennedy University is $18,000. = 0.44
Establishes a "hierarchy model" for financial aid in sand volleyball. A multisport student-athlete (volleyball and sand volleyball), aid counts against the volleyball equivalency. Maximum equivalency of 5.0 for sand volleyball. No competitive advantage in volleyball by offering sand volleyball financial aid to student-athletes who were recruited to play volleyball.