USTA Foundation Scholarship Application

The USTA Foundation Incorporated (USTA Foundation) awards college scholarships to under-resourced youth who have participated in USTA Foundation National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) chapters and/or other organized youth tennis programs. Scholarships are open to high-school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrated strong community service/extracurricular activities, and who demonstrate financial need.

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You will be considered for any scholarship for which you are eligible. For a list of USTA Foundation scholarships, please see

Please note that by completing this Scholarship Application and the information requested herein, you authorize the USTA Foundation to collect and store your personal information, and utilize it for reporting purposes.

To view the full Scholarship Guidelines, please visit our website.

The deadline to submit your application is May 15, 2024 at 11:59PM ET.  Scholarship winners will be announced on or before July 1, 2024.

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Applicant Information

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This scholarship is named in honor of Tracey Donnelly Maltby and Diane Donnelly Stone, who along with their father, Bud Donnelly, all played Division I collegiate tennis while affected by the challenges of Type 1 Diabetes. Two National and Ten Regional awards are available to high school students and those currently enrolled in college who have excelled in academics and tennis, have strong leadership and community involvement skills, and have been affected by diabetes.

Please make sure to use an email that will be active and you will have access in the next 5 years.

The USTA Foundation focuses on serving under-resourced youth who can demonstrate a significant financial need.
Please note: If you have not yet submitted your tax returns, please estimate the Adjusted Gross Income. Proof/formal documentation of Adjusted Gross Income may be required at a later date. The USTA Foundation will contact you on or before May 16, 2024 if you are being considered for an award; you will be required to provide a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at

It is recommended that you complete your FAFSA application as soon as possible.

College Entrance Test Scores:

College/University Information

If you are undecided, please list your top four choices here.

Tennis Participation


2024 College Bootcamp

If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an invitation to participate in the USTA Foundation's 2024 College Bootcamp that will be held in Orlando, FL in July 2024.


If you are under 18, a Parent/Guardian's signature is required.


Please upload any documents that you believe may help in the decision making process of this award.

We kindly request that you submit two letters of recommendation, one from a teacher/guidance counselor and one from a tennis mentor. Please send the following link to your two referrals so they can complete the recommendation form, and return it directly to the USTA Foundation.

Recommendation form: Click here.

Please keep in mind that the Recommendation Form is a required step and should be completed by your referral no later than May 15, 2024 at 11:59pm.

You may submit your application before you have your recommendation forms complete, by clicking submit below.