Feb. 16, 2011
Senior Grace Murray has been awarded the NCAA Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics.
Murray is a two-time honoree of the Pac-10 All-Academic team and has been named to the UCLA honor roll every quarter over her three-plus years. A member of Student-Athlete Mentors, Murray is majoring in psychology with a minor in education, and one day aspires to be an athletic director. As an award recipient, Murray will receive $6,000 for one year of full-time graduate study in 2011-12.
The Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics programs was developed by the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics. The goal of the enhancement program is to increase the pool of and opportunities for qualified female candidates in intercollegiate athletics through postgraduate scholarships.
The NCAA awards 13 scholarships to female college graduates who will be entering their initial year of postgraduate studies. The applicant must be seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or other program that will help the applicant obtain a career in intercollegiate athletics, such as athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or other career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics.