Athletic Scholarship Program


Brams United seeks to provide their competitive players (U13+) with the most comprehensive education and guidance related to the pursuit of athletic scholarships in the USA and Canada.  

The Brams United Athletic Scholarship Program starts at U14 (Grade 8) is managed and run by Cyprian McFarlane, our Technical Director.  Cyprian has been involved with athletic scholarships since 2002 and has helped many of his former players and other soccer players (male and female) secure University/College soccer roster spots and find sources of athletic and academic aid. 

Cyprian hosts regular workshops to give parents and players the information required to navigate the complex and sometimes confusing athletic recruiting process. 

Brams United players who have serious athletic scholarship aspirations receive personalized guidance, as outlined below.  Furthermore, Brams United manages the process via the checklist below, ensuring that players stay on track and will meet the necessary academic and athletic requirements to play soccer in College/University. 

Brams United Athletic Recruiting Checklist 

  • Education – Understanding Options & Opportunities for athletic, academic and/or financial aid 
  • Academic Eligibility & Requirements 
  • Creation of Athletic Resumes 
  • Athletic Testing and Data Collection 
  • Creation of Highlight Videos 
  • Assistance with Eligibility Center Registration 
  • Assistance with SAT Preparation 
  • Assistance with ACT Preparation 
  • Guidance with searching for academically appropriate institutions 
  • Contacting College Coaches 
  • Attending Showcase Tournaments 
  • Attending ID Camps 

Some helpful links are below: 

USA 

NCAA Athletics Website:
http://www.ncaa.com/ 

NCAA Governance Website:
http://www.ncaa.org/ 

NCAA Division 1 Website
http://www.ncaa.org/d1 

NCAA Division 2 Website
http://www.ncaa.org/d2 

NCAA Division 3 Website
http://www.ncaa.org/d3 

NCAA Eligibility Center (formerly known as the NCAA Clearinghouse)
http://eligibilitycenter.org/ 

National Letter of Intent Website
http://www.nationalletter.org/ 

NAIA Athletics Website
http://www.playnaia.org/ 

NAIA Eligibility Center
http://www.playnaia.org/eligibility-center 

SAT Standardized Test Website
https://www.collegeboard.org/ 

ACT Standardized Test Website
http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html 

CANADA 

Canadian Interuniversity Sport (recently re-named to usports.ca)
http://en.usports.ca/landing/index 

Ontario University Athletics
http://www.oua.ca/landing/index 

Atlantic University Sport
http://www.atlanticuniversitysport.com/landing/index 

RSEQ Sports (Quebec)
http://rseq.ca/ 

Canada West Universities Athletic Association
http://www.canadawest.org/landing/index 

Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association
http://ccaa.ca/landing/index