The USTA's PTM Scholarship Program
The USTA's PTM Scholarship Program supported by the USPTA and PTR is a merit-based scholarship created to promote tennis as a career to PTM students through USTA accredited PTM programs. The USTA and the Scholarship Selection Working Group will look at three components in identifying scholarship recipients:
I. GPA and Academic standing;
Ii. Tennis experience and demonstrated commitment to learning and developing as a coach;
Iii. Life experience, referral letter and quality of essay articulating the applicant’s character, commitment and aspirational goals.
Qualifying students must be 18 years of age and older (on or before the submission deadline), have a GPA of at least a 3.0, must have participated in a recognized tennis program (such as, but not limited to, high school tennis team, National Junior Tennis & Learning chapter or local tennis program at a club or Community Tennis Association. Students must also plan on having a career in the tennis industry. Students applying for this scholarship will be required to Provide two letters of recommendation from a certified tennis professional from either USPTA or PTR, and the other one from an established tennis coach. If applying to a PTM graduate program, a GRE score is required. Additionally, it is the expectation that students applying for this scholarship will complete their degree program.
The recipients of The USTA's PTM Scholarship Program are eligible to receive $2,000 per year to help cover the cost of tuition. The scholarship will be paid directly to the college or university in which the student is enrolled and is disbursed annually based on the recipient's standing with his/her college.