NCAA Scholarship Athletes can continue to model for a modeling agency if they have signed with that agency prior to receiving their athletic scholarship.
NCAA Bylaw 18.104.22.168, which states: 22.214.171.124 Continuation of Modeling and Other Nonathletically Related Promotional Activities after Enrollment.
If an individual accepts remuneration for or permits the use of his or her name or picture to advertise or promote the sale or use of a commercial product or service prior to enrollment in a member institution, continued remuneration for the use of the individualís name or picture (under the same or similar circumstances) after enrollment is permitted without jeopardizing his or her eligibility to participate in intercollegiate athletics only if all of the following conditions apply:
(a) The individualís involvement in this type of activity was initiated prior to his or her enrollment in a member institution; (b) The individual became involved in such activities for reasons independent of athletics ability;
(c) No reference is made in these activities to the individualís name or involvement in intercollegiate athletics; (d) The individual does not endorse the commercial product; and (e) The individualís remuneration under such circumstances is at a rate commensurate with the individualís skills and experience as a model or performer and is not based in any way upon the individualís athletics ability or reputation.