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Jr. Team Tennis

What is the best thing about Jr. Team Tennis Sectionals?

Playing At The University of Minnesota
Playing With My Friends
Chipotle and Ice Cream For Lunch
A Chance To Go To A National Championship

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Player Scholarships

USTA Northern realizes the need for funding to support aspiring tennis players without the means to reach their full potential. To assist with your search for support, we put together this comprehensive list of players scholarships that are available through the USTA Family. For information about grants to support community tennis programs and initiatives, please visit our funding & support page. Please note: USTA Northern services the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Northwestern WI.  Requests from outside of that geographic area will not be considered.  To locate your USTA section office, please visit: www.usta.com.
 
PLAYER SCHOLARSHIPS
 
·        USTA Northern Tennis Camp Scholarship :  Awarded to a male or female player age 13 or younger that demonstrates both a financial need and commitment to tennis. Player must receive an endorsement from his/her tennis coach in order to be eligible. Recipient receives a scholarship to attend a camp located within USTA Northern. Deadline is May of 2014. For more info, contact Tony Stingley at Stingley@northern.usta.com.
 
If you receive a Diversity Player Grant from the Section, you must complete an Accountability Form by January 2015. For the Accountability Form, click here.
 
  • USTA Multicultural Individual Player Grant for National Competition and Training: This grant is for competitive junior tennis players who have a top 100 national ranking and are aspiring to achieve a national and/or international ranking. The player must be training and competing in tournaments year-round and have a history of strong national tournament results. The 2014 deadline is January 17, 2014. Grants are for one year and range between $1,500 and $10,000. 
 
  • Althea Gibson Leadership Grant:   This grant is for competitive junior tennis players who have a top 100 national ranking and are aspiring to achieve a national and/or international ranking. The player must be training and competing in tournaments year-round and have a history of strong national tournament results. Two grants awarded nationwide for $2,500 each. Deadline is January 17, 2014. For more information, contact Tony Stingley at Stingley@northern.usta.com
 
  • Okechi Womeodu Scholar Athlete Grant: Rewards players who work to excel as much in the classroom as in sports. Must be training and competing in tournaments year-round, have a history of strong national tournament results and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Two grants awarded nationwide for $5,000 each. Deadline is January 17, 2014. For information, contact Tony Stingley at Stingley@northern.usta.com.
 
  • Pancho Gonzalez Scholar-Athlete Grant: Must be on Latino or Hispanic heritage, but be a United States Citizen. Based on a number of factors including the success of the player in the previous year (e.g., end-of-the-year USTA rankings, performance in national and international tournaments, etc.) and recommendations/commentary about the individual’s team spirit and leadership qualities. The grant funding is intended to be awarded to junior player(s) aspiring to achieve a national and/or international ranking. The recipient(s) should have a history of strong national tournament results. Deadline is January 17, 2013. For more information, please contact Tony Stingley at stingley@northern.usta.com.
 
  • USTA Serves College Scholarship Program: A variety of college scholarships are available to high school seniors that demonstrate academic excellence, participate in tennis programming, and demonstrate a financial need.  Scholarship amounts range from $500 - $10,000. Deadline to apply is February 21, 2014. Recipients will be notified by in May.  For more information, please contact Tony Stingley at stingley@northern.usta.com or visit the USTA Serves webpage . For USTA Serves Scholarships requirements, click here.
 
  • USTA Serves Player Incentive Award: This award is a one-time, nonrenewable grant of $500 that can be used for tournament entry fees, indoor/winter lessons, summer tennis programs, and/or fees for participation in USTA and other tennis organization programs. Awards are given to students that have the potential to play high school varsity tennis or that are currently on a varsity team. Multiple grants available across the nation. Deadline to apply is February 21, 2014. Visit the USTA Serves webpage for more information.
 
Additional scholarship opportunities may become available throughout the year.  If you are unsure about your eligibility for a particular scholarship or are in need of additional information, please contact Tony Stingley at Stingley@northern.usta.com or 952-358-3289. 
 
 
 


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