DORSET'S Nicole Greenwood and Kelly Snook will head to the USA next month to take up prestigious football scholarships.

Greenwood, who attended Queen Elizabeth's School in Wimborne, plays for AFC Bournemouth women and will link up with Cardinal Stritch University, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Snook, who also attended Queen Elizabeth's, plays for Yeovil Town women will join Jacksonville State University, located in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Both players will arrive in August to play for their respective teams. They will also have the opportunity to combine their university studies with competing at a high level of football for the next four years.

The scholarships have been gained through the assistance of PASS4Soccer Scholarships.

Places in the PASS4Soccer Network Program are available for students seeking to enter a US university soccer programme in August 2018 and 2019.

PASS4Soccer have had numerous successes with students going on to gain a professional contract following four years at university.

Four players have also gone on to play in the MLS after graduating as well as players returning to the UK and playing in the EPL and SPFL.

Interested players should register online at or contact PASS4Soccer on 0191 2295236.