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2024 Nelson College Scholarship

November 6, 2023

Attention all U.S. High School Rugby Players, Coaches and Fans:

Are you a player who would like to spend their summer months in 2024 going to school and playing rugby at Nelson College – an elite high school in Nelson, New Zealand? Do you know a High School Sophomore or Junior who would benefit from a few months next summer immersing themselves in one of the elite and unique New Zealand high school rugby programs? If so, then apply for a 2024 USRF Nelson College Scholarship!

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Hear from Oliver Kirk!

Listen to Oliver Kirk, one of 2023’s Nelson College Scholarship recipients, share his experiences in the Nelson College Scholarship program with Alex Goff on the Goff Rugby Report!

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Want to learn more about Max Doerfler and Oliver Kirk?

Max Doerfler of Overland Park, KS, and Oliver Kirk of Chicago, IL, recently returned home after their summer experience had concluded. Read both men's thank you letters to Nelson College and the US Rugby Foundation where they share their thoughts and reflections on their time in New Zealand.

Read Their Stories!

If the experiences of these two young men sound right for you and you would like to learn more about the 2024 Nelson College Scholarship Program then click on the Learn More button below and then begin working with your coach, your school, and your parents to complete the Application process.

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