Universities and colleges award soccer scholarships to very talented soccer players, which allow the athlete to participate in collegiate, intercollegiate matches or national championships. Women’s soccer has been huge in America for decades and the American national women’s team is one of the best in the world. Playing college soccer in the US is a great way for soccer players to continue their development combining sport and study at a high level, improving their skills and at the same time studying for a university degree. A soccerscholarship is a financial reward given to a student to study and play for an university/college. To keep it simple, a scholarship is somewhat like a professionalcontract in the professional game. The university can offer you a certain amount of financial rewards, which isn't straight cash, but it is used to pay for tuition, books, housing, etc. They do this because they want you playing for them. In many cases you will get many offers and you choose the most suitable for you. Scholarships can vary depending on the students academic and athletic achievements and abilities. You get to train nearly every day in a professional environment with top class facilities and teammates from all over the world. The best time to go to the USA with a soccer scholarship is rightafter graduation from high school or up to two years after.Some players can get a 'full ride' which means 100% of their tuition, housing, books, food, etc is taken care of by the university, however, some players may only get a 50% scholarship. So this needs to be taken into account. The university coaches are looking for soccer players from the Netherlands and around the world. We have more demand for players then we have signed, so now it is your chance! To find out what is takes to obtain a soccer scholarship and therefore be placed in a college team, please complete our free application form.