Direct Scholarships are available to the top scoring decathletes earning the prestigious “Golden Eagle” award at the Academic Decathlon of Excellence (ADOE) state competition held on March 4, 2017 (“Golden Eagle Recipients”). Direct Scholarships are offered by participating institutions each competition season. For the 2016-2017 competition season, participating institutions are offering over $30,000 in direct scholarships to the Golden Eagle Recipients.
Golden Eagle recipients will be provided a Certificate at the State Award Ceremony that lists all available Direct Scholarships. The Golden Eagle recipients may then select a scholarship, on a first-come, first-served basis, should they choose to attend a participating institution and meet all the specific criteria for that institution. ADOE will notify any institution having interested candidates. The contributing institutions for the 2016-2017 competition season include: