TTA offers the following scholarship opportunities (descriptions below) for youths and schools starting their own tennis program. Please click one of the following links to apply for any scholarships or to upload letters of support/recommendations:

Scholarship Applications

Letters of Support

For information on scholarship selection process and criteria please click here: Scholarship Criteria

Financial Hardship

Applications will be accepted on the following dates:

January 1 – 31 and awarded by February 15

April 1 – 30 and awarded by May 15

July 1- 31 and awarded by August 15th

October 1-31 and awarded by November 15

This scholarship is for 18 and under children whose parents / guardians do not have the financial resources to provide lessons and or clinics to improve the child’s tennis skills.

The scholarship dollars will be paid directly to a club or a certified tennis professional.

For high school players, coaches must provide a recommendation and a statement that the acceptance of this scholarship will not violate ASHAA eligibility and amateur rules see page 31 for amateur rules. http://www.ahsaa.com/Portals/0/Publications/2018-19/Handbook%20for%20Website%202.pdf?ver=2018-11-13-074427-753

Below is the minimum requirement for lessons/clinics/practice / week to be eligible for scholarships or renewal of scholarships.

Red ball – once a week

Orange and Green ball – twice a week

Yellow ball – 3 times a week

Scholarships are available for 1 lesson per week and/or 1 clinic per week for 3 months

This scholarship can be renewed and extended if the child is making progress and is continuing to practice and play.

This scholarship is for children who know how to play tennis.

Tournament Scholarships 

Applications will be accepted on the following dates:

January 1 – 31 and awarded by February 15

July 1- 31 and awarded by August 15th

TTA will award up to 5 scholarships up to $500 each two times a year.   Scholarship dollars can be used for tournament fees, hotels, airfare, restringing, meals, and other tournament related expenses.    Receipts must be provided to TTA for approval and reimbursement.    Tournament results must also be provided to TTA for reimbursement.

For high school players, coaches must provide a recommendation and a statement that the acceptance of this scholarship will not violate ASHAA eligibility and amateur rules see page 31 for amateur rules. http://www.ahsaa.com/Portals/0/Publications/2018-19/Handbook%20for%20Website%202.pdf?ver=2018-11-13-074427-753

School Start Up Grants

Applications will be accepted on the following dates:

January 1 – 31 and awarded by February 15

April 1 – 30 and awarded by May 15

July 1- 31 and awarded by August 15th

October 1-31 and awarded by November 15

This grant is for a school that wants to start a tennis team.    This is a one time grant of $500.00

Grant money will be in the form of reimbursement or paid directly to a tennis pro/club for lessons / clinics.

Letters of support/recommendation must be received from the principal, athletic director and/or PE coach, and tennis coach. Click here for the Form