New USA Tennis Foundation Award and Scholarship Information Available Online!

February 13, 2003 01:00 PM
In 1994, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) created the USTA Tennis Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation that is dedicated to improving the quality of life among the nation’s youth.The name was changed to the USA Tennis Foundation in 2001. Among its goals the Foundation encourages children to pursue their goals and highest dreams by succeeding in school and becoming responsible citizens.

The USA Tennis Foundation supports organizations that use tennis as a vehicle to help youngsters finish high school and qualify for college scholarships.The Foundation targets youngsters from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Each year, the USA Tennis Foundation awards scholarships to deserving youngsters who have participated in USTA and other organized youth tennis programs. Visit the USTA Grants and Scholarships page to read more about the programs currently being offered.