For a young European athlete it is often the ideal solution to study in an American university with the help of a scholarship to help finance one´s studies and living expenses. The athletes can continue to develop themselves in superb training conditions while they retain bright future prospects in terms of academic standing. That said, there is no place on this planet where a better combination between studies and sport is offered than in the universities in the United States. However, the process itself to get to the right university can be long and above all very complicated. Therefore, OverBoarder LLC, founded by Benoît Matival and Dennis Mertens, assists young these young adventurous student-athletes into finding the right university for each individual athlete and everything involved within this process.
Their company simplifies the heavy and complex methods that discourage even the bravest candidates. They do not only negotiate the scholarship offers, but also grant its assistance with administrative paperwork for items like student visa application, insurance, certificates of finance, accommodation on campus, air tickets, clearance by the NCAA, etc. To obtain the scholarship itself, OverBoarder sets assessments for language and mathematics tests, creates a video of the athlete in action, translates and converts all the academic documents to American standards, etc. Over thousands of schools can be contacted but can also be filtered to only contact those schools that fit your individual needs. Benoit and Dennis make sure that you will always get several offers to choose from.