Deadline to Apply Extended to March 9, 2018
New & Easier Application Process!
Southern Tennis Foundation, the charitable arm of USTA Southern, has announced a new, easier process for applying for ten (10) $1,000 scholarships for incoming college freshmen. The STF is please to expand the number of scholarships over the four scholarships awarded previously.
The scholarship is $1,000, which is renewable for four years, if the student maintains a 3.0 or better GPA, remains a full-time student and does not otherwise receive a full college scholarship.
Minimum Criteria for Selection
- Current member of the USTA
- Current resident of a Southern state with residence in a Southern state for a minimum one school year.
- Active tennis player who has:
o Been ranked in the top 500 in USTA Southern in past two years
o Played on a high school team for two years, or
o Played in a Junior Team Tennis, NJTL team or program for two years
- Does not otherwise have a full scholarship.
The application requires a high school transcript, college entrance exam scores, a short essay and simple financial need information. Completion of the application takes about 20 minutes.
Recipients are expected to engage in publicity about the scholarship, themselves, and the role of tennis and education in their lives, and submit a photo and/or video.
To apply, please click here.
Contact Paula Locke or call the USTA Southern office, 770.368.8200, for more information and questions.