Scholastic All America Program Requirements

Application Process is now open until June 1, 2021 - September 6, 2021

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The application for the 2020-2021 year will be available online at the USA Swimming website from June 1, 2021 to September 6, 2021.

  • The only method for application will be the online application on the USA Swimming website.
  • Applicants will be required to have a USA Swimming account.
  • Qualifying pool times for the applicant will be validated in SWIMS. Times MUST be in SWIMS and have been achieved between September 1, 2020 and August 31, 2021 (dates inclusive).
  • Applicant will be required to have a transcript for the complete 2020-2021 academic year available for uploading to the application.
  • Applicant must have been a member at the time of the swim and a current member when applying for the 2020-2021 SAA team.
  • Applicant must have all application documents completed by September 6, 2021. Late applications will NOT be accepted or considered.

Requirements:

  • Grade completion requirement – applicant must have completed 9th, 10th 11th or 12th grade
  • GPA Requirement – minimum 3.5 GPA for the current academic year
    • A=4, B=3, C=2. If numerical grades are used, the following scale will be used unless the school’s letter grade conversion is given on the transcript: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79. In calculating the GPA no rounding will be used – one decimal place only.
    • Honors, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and dual credit college level academic courses will earn one half (.5) extra Grade Point. Grades for academic subjects only are calculated – history/social studies, English, mathematics, sciences, foreign languages, computer sciences, visual and performing arts if indicated as academic. A grade lower than a C in an academic subject will mean automatic rejection of the applicant. Grades for non-academic courses will NOT be calculated – art, band, orchestra, choir, home economics, health, driver education, physical education, shop, etc. and any other class marked as non-academic will not be included in the GPA calculation (unless transcript indicates ‘academic’ or AP or IB).
    • There will be no special status designation for a 4.0 GPA other than for a national champion who also has a 4.0 GPA.
  • Pool Requirements
    • Applicants must have swum an individual pool time equal to or faster than the 2019 Winter Junior qualifying time in any  individual event during the SAA qualifying period (September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021) with qualifying times in SWIMS – list of times are posted on the USA Swimming website.

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