Do you have questions about NCAA course requirements for Nova Scotia student-athletes?

During the month of February, Nova Scotia high school students will be picking their courses for next year. For student-athletes, who plan to apply for NCAA scholarships in the United States, this is a very important time to make sure they pick the right courses. To help guide these students, their parents, teachers, coaches, and guidance counselors the U.S. Consulate in Halifax has organized a webinar with the Assistant DirectorAcademic Certification International of the NCAA Eligibility Center.

The questions to be answered at the event include:

  • What are the requirements for applying for NCAA scholarships?
  • What courses should students in Nova Scotia take?
  • What is the amateurism requirement?
  • What is the NCAA Eligibility Center?
  • How might attending a prep school in the United States affect a student’s eligibility?

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 — 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Who: Maureen Snow, Assistant Director- Academic Certification International of the NCAA Eligibility Center, Holly Smith of the NCAA Eligibility Center, and EducationUSA Advisor in Canada, Michael O’Shea
How: Go to: and register now for the event. (Please disregard the time zone. The confirmation email will give you the correct 2-3 PM time.)

Please forward this invitation to anyone (teachers, parents, coaches, and students) who might be interested in connecting to the session Please visit the EducationUSA Canada website for a wealth of information on studying in the United States.