Annual awards for male or female intercollegiate student-athletes who are in the final year of NCAA eligibility and plan to enroll in graduate school full-time, upon completion of their four-year degree. Students must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, be nominated by a faculty athletic representative or director of athletics of a NCAA member institution in the final season of competition, and have performed with distinction as a member of a varsity team in the sport for which they are nominated. Awards are seasonal according to sport, as follows: FALL -badminton (W), cross country, equestrian (W), football, soccer, water polo (M), volleyball (W), and field hockey (W); WINTER - archery (W), basketball, bowling (W), fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, rifle, skiing, squash (W), swimming & diving, team handball (W), indoor track & field, and wrestling (M); and SPRING - baseball, golf, lacrosse, rowing (W), softball, synchronized swimming (W), tennis, volleyball (M), outdoor track & field, and water polo (W). Nonrenewable. Fall sports are due in January; Winter sports are due in March; and Spring sports are due in May, exact day varies. Contact the NCAA or athletic director for more information and/or application.