Everything you need to know about Eligibility Centers: how, when and why.

Some of the most important collegiate sport associations in the USA use an external agency to assess each prospective student-athlete academic and amateurism status. The role of the NCAA Eligibiity Center and the NAIA Eligibility Center (PlayNAIA) is to determine whether a PSA respects all of the rules to compete in the league, division and sport chosen.

What do I need to know


First of all it is very important that you completely share this project with your child and that you are willing to help them, not only to understand how the american college system works, but also to help them out in preparing and filling out all the needed documentation. Having to take international tests will not be easy for your kid, specially if the results will not come in a timely manner. You should help your child decide which school to go to and many other decisions that will be key for their future.




During the first year of high school.



Your athletic scholarship during your second or third year and try for the TOEFL.



To take the SAT/ACT during your third year (or your fourth year if you are in a 5-year highschool system).