Deadline to Apply Online is March 1, 2016
New & Easier Application Process!
Southern Tennis Patrons Foundation, the charitable arm of USTA Southern, has announced a new, easier process for applying for four $1,000 scholarships for incoming college freshmen.
All Southern residents who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply online.
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 top 500 in Southern in past two years.
o Played on a high school team for two years, or
o Played in a Jr. Team Tennis or NJTL team or program for two years
- Does not otherwise have a full scholarship.
The scholarship is $1,000, which is renewable for 4 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.
The application is entirely online and 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.
To access the application, please go to http://form.jotform.us/form/50232874289158. (Control & Click)
Recipients are expected to engage in publicity about the scholarship, themselves, and the role of tennis and education in their lives.
Contact Denise Tucci at firstname.lastname@example.org or the USTA Southern office, 770.368.8200, for more information and questions.