Here are the latest numbers on collegiate softball scholarships, courtesy of the NCAA and NAIA:
Division I Softball Programs: 286
Division I Maximum Softball Scholarships/Program: 12*
Total Potential Division I Softball Scholarships: 3,432
Division II Softball Programs: 264
Division II Maximum Softball Scholarships/Program: 7.2*
Total Potential Division II Softball Scholarships: 1,901
Division III Softball Programs: 408
Division III Maximum Softball Scholarships/Program: 0**
Total Potential Division III Softball Scholarships: 0
NAIA Softball Programs: 209***
NAIA Maximum Softball Scholarships/Program: 10*
Total Potential NAIA Softball Scholarships: 2,090
The good news is there are over 1,100 four year colleges across America that field softball teams with the potential for nearly 7,500 athletic scholarships.
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