USA Soccer scholarship for Wicklow student

Co.Wicklow based Robert Keogh of Colaiste Chill Mhantain and Arklow United will be heading to the USA later this summer to take up a prestigious football scholarship. Robert will be joining Genesee CC located in Batavia, New York. He will arrive in August 2018 to study and play for the “Cougars” soccer team. Robert will have the opportunity to combine his University studies alongside playing high level football and training full time for the next four years. The scholarship has been gained through the assistance of PASS4Soccer Scholarships.


Robert is delighted to have secured a soccer scholarship through the PASS4Soccer Scholarship Network. Robert’s achievement in gaining such a quality opportunity is in recognition of both their academic achievements to date and athletic ability. Robert took part in a USA Coach Showcase held at AUL Complex, Dublin in December 2017 to help further their exposure to universities in the USA and those reviewing the video footage online.


PASS4Soccer General Manager added, “Robert came to our attention having played for Arklow United at the IMG tournament in Florida, and was then recommended by his Manager, Mark Anderson. A tall composing Central Defender who will look to fill the void of P4S Client Glenn Holmes from Kildare who was captain of the team last year and led Genesee to the National Championship. Robert has been brilliant to deal with throughout the process and will look to make an immediate impact, and with his strong character will surely be a leader from the start.” 


Places in the PASS4Soccer Network Program are now available for students seeking to enter a US university soccer programme in August 2019 and 2020. PASS4Soccer will be holding Information and Assessment Days in the following locations:


September – Kerry and Kilkenny

October – Dublin and Waterford

November – Dublin, Limerick & Belfast.


With students in Ireland and the UK looking at £43,000+ debt after graduation, talented footballers can vastly reduce their university debt by accessing the soccer and academic scholarships available at universities all over the USA.


PASS4Soccer every year assist numerous students find soccer scholarships in the USA. Similar level scholarships are not available in Ireland and the UK. Students placed in American universities and colleges by PASS4Soccer have earned well over $40,000,000 worth of education through introductions to scholarship programmes. The scholarships can cover up to 100% of the cost for tuition fees, accommodation and food.


PASS4Soccer are the recommend soccer scholarship organisation for several top football organisations in Ireland and England. PASS4Soccer are officially recommended by the English Schools’ FA and League Football Education.


PASS4Soccer have had numerous successes with students going on to gain a professional contract following 4 years at university. Five players have also gone on to be signed by MLS clubs after graduation as well as players returning to the UK and playing in the EFL.


Interested players should register online at or contact PASS4Soccer on 0879312416.

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