College Scholarship and Player Incentive Awards Program:
A not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the quality of life among our nation’s youth. The mission of USTA Serves states that it encourages children to pursue their goals and highest dreams by succeeding in school and becoming responsible citizens. USTA Serves supports organizations that use tennis as a vehicle to help youngsters finish high school and qualify for college scholarships. The USTA Serves foundation targets youngsters from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Applicants must demonstrate financial need for college matriculation.
Applicants for the College Scholarship Program must be high school seniors enrolling as a full-time undergraduate student as defined by his/her undergraduate institution no later than the fall semester following high school graduation. There are six (6) different scholarship opportunities that are outlined in the documents attached. Scholarships range in awards from $500 up to $15,000.
Applicants for the Player Incentive Awards must be enrolled in grades 6-11, show a strong commitment to academic achievement, be a participant in a USTA youth tennis program and show financial need for all tennis related fees or activities. These awards are a one-time, non-renewable grant of $500. The purpose of the Player Incentive Awards is to encourage the development of USTA youth tennis program participants with great potential and a commitment to academic excellence.
USTA Florida Section Foundation
For more information on scholarship opportunities that will be provided by the USTA Florida Section Foundation in the future, please visit USTAFloridaFoundation.com
USTA NJTL Invitational Camp Scholarship:
Funding for 12-14 year old intermediate level NJTL players who exemplify strong values and personal character and who require financial assistance to attend a week-long instructional camp. Contact Shelly Licorish
Arthur Ashe Essay Contest Scholarship:
Participants submit essays related to Arthur Ashe in an effort to win a paid trip to NYC for Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day. Contest takes place during summer. Contact Maria Romo-Jackson
by email or at (954) 648-2929 .