EducationUSA Facebook Live Event on Student Athlete Recruitment, March 14

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:00 EDT / 15:00 UTC

Event page:

This program is a part of the EducationUSA Interactive webchat series, helping international students understand EducationUSA’s 5 Steps to U.S. Study. The program will be in English.

American Spaces are encouraged to organize watch parties to view and submit questions during the live program.

Many international students play for college sports teams in the U.S. while completing their studies. This Facebook Live event will provide an overview of athlete recruitment and life as a student athlete. A U.S. Department of State official and National Collegiate Athletic Association representatives will answer questions and share insights on how athletics and academics can go hand in hand.

Participants will learn about:

  • Athletic scholarships
  • The recruitment process
  • Life as a student athlete

This online discussion is free and open to the public. The program will include a moderated conversation with questions submitted live from the online audience. The event is also part of International Education Week. The following materials are available at this link:

  • Social media toolkit
  • Program graphic
  • Editable program graphic

Send photos during the webchat via twitter at #EducationUSA.