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U.S. Soccer is pleased to announce the seventh year of the Development Academy Scholarship Program supported by Nike and the U.S. Soccer Foundation. The scholarships are designed to provide opportunities for full-time Academy players who require financial assistance to participate in the Development Academy Program.

2015-16 Scholarship Program

Applications will be available here starting Wednesday, July 1, 2015. All applications must be received by Friday, July 31, 2015, and no late applications will be accepted. All applications will be reviewed as they are received and scholarship recipients will be notified no later than Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Please contact Whitney Carter at with any additional questions.

2013-14 Program Recap

More than 150 Academy athletes participated in the Academy Scholarship Program in 2013-14 with 92 percent of participants successfully completing the program. Scholarship recipients completed 15 comprehensive Activity Logs over the course of the 10-month Academy season. Recipients received funding to assist with club costs, dues and travel to Academy games and events, as well as footwear and apparel provided by Nike.