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How do I get a Baseball scholarship?

Baseball scholarships are harder to get than most other athletic scholarships. Coaches are looking for student athletes with more than just a rocket arm and a powerful bat. Grades and classroom work, ethics are just a few of the things that are accounted for, before a coach offers a baseball scholarship.

Also, some things to keep it mind:

  • Maintain a high GPA throughout high school.

  • Take your ACT or SAT tests early and retest as needed to obtain higher scores.

  • Get NCAA qualified if your want to play at a NCAA school.

  • Get NAIA qualified if you want to play at a NAIA school.

  • Contact local schools about baseball scholarships they have available.

  • Contact college baseball coaches and let them know you are interested in playing baseball at their schools and

  • that you’re interested in obtaining a baseball scholarship.

  • Take visits to the schools who are interested in you.

  • Keep in touch with the baseball coaches that contact you.

  • Educate yourself about the baseball scholarship recruiting process.

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How do I get recruited for a Baseball scholarship?

The most important part of the recruiting process is getting a line of communication open with coaches and colleges that you are interested in. Coaches have many eager and talented athletes banging their door down each season wanting a baseball scholarship, and it takes maximum effort to stay in front. Whether you are communicating via email, phone, or text you must stay in front of the coach, the more he communicates with you the better your chances.

Getting college scouts to come to your game is not as easy as it seems. There are only so many scouts, and tons of athletes wanting them to sit in on their games. If you have been communicating with a coach it they are more likely to come and sit through one of your games. Remember that just because a scout watched one of your games doesn’t mean that he will offer you a baseball scholarship. Also be aware that many scouts won't travel to combines, showcases, and in most cases will avoid camps.

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What are the academic requirements for Baseball scholarship?

The academic requirements for baseball scholarships vary by what level you want to play at and in some instances the schools you wish to attend. Although, just like all other collegiate sports in baseball you must meet the minimum requirements to be eligible.

  • Click here for information about the NCAA guidelines regarding academic requirements for baseball scholarships.

  • Click here for information about the NAIA guidelines regarding academic requirements for baseball scholarships.

Remember that some schools will have stiffer requirements than the minimums required by both the NCAA and NAIA. You should check with those schools admissions office for academic requirements to obtain a baseball scholarship.

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Am I good enough for a Baseball scholarship?

You must ask yourself if you are willing to put the hours needed in to your baseball career. Also, are you up for the challenge of the fast pace style workouts and endless practices?


Here are some things to ask yourself before committing:

  • Are you dedicated to the hard work you will encounter at any level?

  • Can you take direction and coaching well?

  • Will you be OK moving to any town and picking up with a new team?

  • Have you known for a while that playing collegiate baseball was your goal

  • Will you be able to keep your school work in order with the feeling of baseball being a full time job?

IMPORTANT: Don't over think this process and psych your self out!

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What are my odds of getting a Baseball scholarship?

The odds of playing Baseball on scholarship at the NCAA Division I level are not that great and competition is intense. However if you’re willing to play at the NCAA Division II level, NAIA or NJCAA your chances go up dramatically because the amount of baseball scholarships available at these levels. In short, don’t limit your possibilities explore all divisions at the NCAA level, NJCAA and NAIA to increase your odds of getting a baseball scholarship.

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How can I improve my chances of getting a Baseball scholarship?

There are many things you can do to improve your chances of securing a baseball scholarship.

With thousands of student athletes approaching each college coach, their lists of potential recruits becomes astronomical. Remember that keeping that line of communication open can be one of the most single important pieces of advice!

Click here for a further analysis of improving your odds of receiving a Baseball Scholarships:

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What’s the best way to get a Baseball scholarship?

The best way to get a baseball scholarship is for you to promote yourself to as many baseball coaches as possible. No matter what your talent level is, if enough baseball coaches see your talent you stand a chance of getting recruited. Somewhere some baseball coach is looking for the very talent you have to offer but if he doesn’t know you exist he can't offer you a baseball scholarship. We believe we have the most effective way to showcase your talents to baseball coaches available on the internet.

Important things to remember about baseball scholarships:

Below are the number of college baseball programs:

NCAA D1: 298

NCAA D2: 238

NCAA D3: 365

NAIA: 205

NJCAA: 512

Total: 1,618

Baseball scholarships awarded per year, per team:


Baseball is an equivalency sport, which means that not all scholarships are full scholarships, and coaches may divide the total number of scholarships allotted to them between as many athletes as they wish.

NCAA D1: 11.7       

NCAA D2: 9

NCAA D3: do not offer scholarships, but do offer forms of financial aid

NAIA: 12

NJCAA: 24

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Important! Both athletes and parents must understand these recruiting facts no one really likes to dicuss. If you really want to play at then next level with a scholarship then click here to know the secerts. Also get help and guidelines getting recruited - NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA clearingouse and eligibility by clicking here

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