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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
 
PLAYER SCHOLARSHIPS
 
·         Northern Tennis Foundation Junior Tennis Scholarships: Available to youth age 10 – 17 that reside within the USTA Northern Section and have a financial hardship that prevents them from pursuing tennis related interests.  Scholarship awards range from $250 - $1,000 and can be used for: tennis program fees, tournament expenses, equipment, court fees, or coaching services.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until funds are depleted.  For more information, contact Tony Stingley at stingley@northern.usta.com
 
·         USTA Northern Tennis Camp Scholarship :  Awarded to a male or female player age 14 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 16, 2011. For more info, contact Tony Stingley at Stingley@northern.usta.com.
 
  • 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. Deadline is late December. 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 late December. 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 late December. 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 late December. 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. Application deadline is early February.  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. Application deadline is early February. Visit the USTA Serves webpage  for more information.
 
  • NJTL Tennis and Leadership Camp Scholarship:  Provides an educational tennis experience for NJTL participants who otherwise could not afford such an opportunity. The weeklong session emphasizes character and leadership development, good sportsmanship, physical fitness, proper nutrition, and other healthy attitudes. Must be a current NJTL participant; 12-14 years of age; within the JNTRP's skill rating level of 3.0-4.5. Spring application deadline for participation in a summer camp. For more information, contact Tony Stingley at stingley@northern.usta.com
 
 
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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