A. USTA New England Player Grants
A limited amount of financial assistance is available for New England players who are in need and who are competing at the Level 1 National Championships and Level 2 National team events described in Regulations 8. & 9. above. Please fill out the online Financial Assistance Grant Form if financial assistance is desired. All inquiries are kept strictly confidential. Sportsmanship and conduct records of players applying are also taken into consideration.
Please contact the Player Development Manager at the USTA New England section office for an application for these grants awarded to players for National Competition & Training.
C. Reduced Entry Fee Program
USTA New England’s mission is to ‘Promote and Develop the Growth of Tennis’. ADVERTISEMENT Since 2012, the goal of this program is to assist with the financial aspect of entering tournament to ensure all players, regardless of socioeconomic and other factors, is able to play tennis competitively. Families of USTA juniors with a family Taxable Income (income after adjustments and deductions) of $75,000 or less, and other families who may have extenuating circumstances, are encouraged to apply for the Reduced Tournament Fee Program. For families with two or more USTA juniors, the family Taxable income threshold increases by $5000 per additional junior, to a maximum of $90,000 Taxable income.
This program will run on a rolling basis and is sponsored by USTA New England and the participating host clubs. Players accepted into the program will be able to enter designated tournaments for half the regular tournament fee, with the balance of the fee being covered by USTA New England and the host club.
Players must apply for the program using the application below. Please allow 10 days for USTA New England to act on the application.
Once qualified by USTA New England, players will apply for entry into a participating tournament by emailing or calling the following information to the Tournament Director at least 3 days prior to the registration deadline: player name, USTA #, phone #, requested events (example: 16 L7 singles), and start date of tournament. Players will arrange to pay the club directly before the tournament or when they arrive at the tournament.