Connecticut Swimming

Scholar Athlete: Recognition of Academic Excellence

Connecticut Swimming (CSI) wishes to demonstrate its commitment to excellence in the classroom as well as the pool through its Scholar-Athlete program. CSI member athletes, who meet the eligibility criteria, are eligible for recognition by Connecticut Swimming for excellence in their academic endeavors.

2021 Scholar Athletes

Update June 1, 2021: The Scholar Athlete recognition program has opened. Applications will be accepted through September 6, 2021.

Update May 18, 2021: This page will be updated for the 2020-2021 guidelines in the near future. For the 2020-2021 Scholar Athlete program, the Board of Directors (May 15, 2021 meeting) approved the meet participation requirement to be one (1) sanctioned CSI meet held between May 21, 2021 and September 6, 2021. The deadline to apply will be September 6, 2021. Athletes leaving early for college may apply for a waiver exempting them from this requirement.

Guidelines, Eligibility Criteria, and Selection Method

Application Procedures

  • Applications will be accepted June 1 through September 6, 2021.
  • Applications must by submitted by September 6, 2021. There will be no exceptions to this deadline.
  • You may need the help of your Guidance Office. Familiarize yourself with their summer availability.
  • There is no policy allowing for exceptions to the Eligibility Criteria due to illness, injury, travel, etc.
  • For accurate and quick processing of your GPA, please submit a school profile. Example
  • Applicants must apply using My Account. (Instructions) The Scholar Athlete application is available on Swimmer or Parent My Accounts.


Contact and Communications

  • IMPORTANT: All communications are handled through Workflow posted to your My Account. Please add to your address book. Workflow history will be posted to your MY ACCOUNT where you can monitor it and respond directly through My Account.
  • Ginger McCurdy

USA Swimming Scholastic All-American

  • The USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Program Requirements and Application are posted here.