The 2014 Excellence grants are awarded to players, based purely on merit. These grants are provided by USTA Player Development to players who have met certain results, according to the criteria listed below. To qualify for an excellence grant ($5,000), a player will need to satisfy at least three of the bullet points listed for their birth year. All players must be U.S. citizens or eligible to represent the U.S. in International Team Competitions. All supporting documentation for 2014 should be submitted to Herlinda Lombardi, Coordinator of Player Services, by January 10, 2015. Grants will be distributed by March 2015.
The 2015 Excellence grants are awarded to players, based purely on merit. These grants are provided by USTA Player Development to assist players on their development to become a professional player. Any U.S. players achieving the requirements listed below (based on a player’s birth year) will receive a grant. Players that meet one (1) of the criteria boxes below will receive $1000, once the player has met two (2) boxes the player will receive $2000 more and once a player meet three (3) boxes a player will receive $3000. Thus a player could earn $6000 during a year based on his/her performance. Player will need to submit this form each time he/she meets one of the requirements listed below. These grants can be submited throughout the year and before December 10, 2015.