The Southern Tennis Foundation is once again providing deserving incoming freshmen with the opportunity to receive a $1000 scholarship for each of their four years in college. This incredible opportunity is available to current USTA members who have been residents of a Southern state for at least a year and meet the household income caps. Additionally, applicants must have either played on a high school tennis team for two years, participated in Junior Team Tennis or a National Junior Tennis League (NJTL) program for two years, or have been ranked in the top 500 in USTA Southern in the past two years.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit a high school transcript, a concise essay, a support letter, and financial documentation. All materials must be submitted by the March 15 deadline. Winners will be notified by April 22, 2024.

If you or someone you know meets these qualifications and is interested in applying for this scholarship, please visit the Southern Tennis Foundation’s website. Click on “Who We Support,” then scroll to “Scholarships” for the application. If you have any questions about the application process, don’t hesitate to reach out to Jean Marie Simon at

The Southern Tennis Foundation is dedicated to supporting the next generation of tennis players and ensuring that financial barriers do not stand in the way of their dreams. Apply today and take the next step towards achieving your academic and tennis goals!