NICA has partnered with various organizations to bring scholarship opportunities to student-athletes. Each scholarship serves different constituencies and provides differing levels of aid and or opportunities.
BIEA NICA Bicycle Technician Scholarship
The Bicycle Industry Employers Association (BIEA) has partnered with NICA to support two graduating NICA student-athletes from the Class of 2022 who are seeking to pursue a rewarding professional career in the bicycle industry. The BIEA NICA Bicycle Technician Scholarship will provide financial assistance to attend a BIEA-accredited program that will lead to immediate employment in the industry.
Trek NICA Pathfinders Scholarship
Trek has partnered with NICA to grow diversity in the sport of cycling and provide better access for people of color (POC).
The Trek NICA Pathfinders Scholarship will provide selected student-athletes with a Trek Marlin mountain bike, helmet, shoes, accessories, and a kit, as well as a stipend for NICA League and entry fees for a full season of racing and events.
Sparkle On Scholarship
The Sparkle On Scholarship presented by Kate Courtney in partnership with SCOTT, Syncros, SRAM, and RockShox recognizes and supports student-athletes who have demonstrated academic and athletic excellence during their time with NICA and will attend college and continue to compete in mountain bike racing.