Bazaldua Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
DENTON (3/06/06) ? Former Mean Green football player Nick Bazaldua was named the first North Texas athlete to ever receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
Bazaldua, who held the team’s top GPA in each of the last four seasons, is one of only 29 male athletes from across the country to be selected to the honor. Only four Division I football players and 11 Division I athletes overall were awarded the $7,500 scholarship.
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According to the NCAA, to qualify for the scholarship a student-athlete must have an overall grade-point average of at least 3.2, and must have performed with distinction in their particular sport. The athlete must also have a desire to continue their academic work with graduate studies.