College Scholarships

The USTA Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors who:

  • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • Perform community/volunteer service
  • Participate in organized youth tennis program
  • Demonstrate financial need

College scholarships offered include:

General Information:

  • Applications must be submitted via the USTA Foundation, Inc. online application link, and all applicants must authorize their application with a signature. (PDF)
  • Applicants may apply for all of the indicated scholarships; however, individuals will not be awarded more than one scholarship.
  • All applications and submitted materials become the property of the USTA Foundation and will not be returned.
  • Recipients will be notified of acceptance in writing and will be required to return an official acceptance form, which will be provided by the USTA Foundation. Additionally, a list of winning recipients will be posted on the USTA Foundation website no later than June 21, 2014.
  • Applicants awarded a scholarship will be required to submit a photograph of self; which the USTA Foundation will use for various publication announcements and/or annual report.
  • Each recipient of a USTA Fundation scholarship is expected to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student as defined by his/her undergraduate institution, no later than the opening fall semester or term after notice of selection for the scholarship.
  • Applicants receiving full grant and aid scholarships in the sport of tennis from their respective schools are not eligible for a USTA Foundation scholarship.
  • If circumstances arise whereby an award recipient is unable to enroll or is unable to use the award in the opening fall semester or term after notice of his/her selection, the recipient must submit a written request for deferment. Each request will be reviewed and determined on a case-by-case basis.  Failure of a recipient to obtain approval from the USTA Foundation to change or delay the use of the scholarship will lead to forfeiture of his/her right to the scholarship.
  • Scholarships that are payable over four years require the completion of a verification form, which will be provided by the USTA Foundation, attesting that they are enrolled in good standing.  A copy of their college transcript must also be provided.
  • Should a scholarship recipient wish to transfer to another college or university, a written request must be submitted to the USTA Foundation Scholarship Committee, along with a current transcript confirming that they are in good standing. Each request will be reviewed and determined on a case-by-case basis.



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