Three Student-Athletes Receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Published in MIT News on May 17, 2016, by Max Berkowitz, DAPER

Drammis, Guo, and Zeinstra among 29 students across all NCAA divisions honored for excellence in academics and winter-season athletics.

Seniors Sabrina Drammis, Margaret Guo, and Nicole Zeinstra were awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships following the 2016 winter season. Guo, a member of the women's swimming and diving team, and Zeinstra, a distance runner on the women's track and field team, become the third members of their respective programs to earn the honor, while Drammis is only the second student-athlete from the women's basketball team to receive this scholarship.

The one-time, non-renewable grants are awarded annually to students who excel academically and athletically, and who are in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition. Only 29 scholarships for men and women are available each sports season (fall, winter, and spring) across all three NCAA divisions.

The student-athlete also must intend to continue their academic studies as a full-time or part-time graduate student. Candidates are nominated by the school's faculty athletics representative and screened by regional selection committees, and the recipients are selected by the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Committee...

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