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Homegrown Hoosier Scholarship

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Indiana University Varsity Womens Rowing is looking for Hoosier Talent!  We are calling for the best female athletes in the state to compete for a full-tuition scholarship and a chance to be on the womens rowing team.  This opportunity is for young women who have never rowed before.  This winner will receive the HOMEGROWN HOOSIER 1 year full tuition scholarship.

Indiana Rowing has 75 strong, competitive young women on its roster and most of them never sat in a boat before they came to IU.  Walk-ons have been the backbone of our program from its inception in 2000 and we want to continue to develop our Hoosier bloodline.  We recognize that there are thousands of national champion caliber athletes right here in our backyard who have never had the opportunity to sit in a boat or hold an oar.  We are making a commitment to tapping into that talent and providing our HOMETOWN female athletes with the best opportunity they can get. This is the chance to be a Hoosier student-athlete, a chance to wear the candy-striped uniform, and a chance to be among the nations finest female athletes.

Our Homegrown Hoosier program is an investment and a commitment to these athletes.  We want to provide the opportunity to not only be great rowers, but also provide the opportunity to receive a fantastic education.

The state of Indiana has some of the greatest high school athletes in the country, they just haven’t discovered the sport of rowing yet.  We are looking for those athletes.  Over the course of the 20-year history of our program, we have had athletes join our team, learn the sport of rowing and go on to become All Big Ten and All American Athletes, Big Ten Freshman and Athletes of the Year, and some have even gone on to US National team camps.  Not bad for athletes who had never sat in a boat before coming to campus.  Indiana student-athletes make up the core of our nationally ranked rowing program here at IU.  We are looking for the next generation of great Hoosiers that will keep our success going.  The Hometown Hoosier program is our way of supporting that legacy. Steve Peterson, Head Coach

We are looking for your best athletes who fit the criteria listed below.  Freshman through senior classes are all welcome.  Please see the description below and click the link that pertains to you!

Athletes can apply here

Coaches and athletic directors can apply here

Athlete criteria:

  • Athletes range from 59 62 and between 150-190 pounds.
  • Athleticism: power-endurance
  • Personality: Grit, internally motivated, competitive, great teammate

IU reserves the right to not award the scholarship if no deserving participant is found.

The link to the our website is below.  Please help us spread this opportunity to our Indiana female high school athletes !

Katie Bitz

Assistant Coach, Indiana Rowing

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