The Easterner

The majority of EWU's student-athletes do not have full ride scholarships, including the entirety of the football team. Out of 335 athletes from 2017-2018, 242 were on some sort of scholarship aid, while 93 received no form of scholarship aid according to the athletic department's grant-in-aid breakdown.

Breaking down EWU’s athletic scholarships

May 8, 2019

It’s no secret that most NCAA athletes, including those at EWU, receive athletic scholarships to attend school and participate in their respective sport. However,...

Eagles Athletics implements new priority system

By Fetlew Gebreziabher, Online Sports Editor

November 5, 2014

The Eagle Athletics Fund, formerly the Eagle Athletics Association, has introduced a new priority point system to help distribute benefits to faithful donors. “The Eagle Athletic Fund is the fundraising arm for Eastern Athletics, and it provides scholarship support for our student-athletes. It’s also an umbrella for membership for anyone who donates to athletics. Whether...

Student-athletes debate about pay at college level

Student-athletes debate about pay at college level

October 10, 2013

  According to writer Dan Levy, there was a time in college sports when scholarships meant a lot. Levy states that a free...

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