PLEASE COMPLETE THE BELOW FORM TO APPLY FOR A USTA MS SUMMER TENNIS CAMP SCHOLARSHIP OR RECOMMEND A CHILD FOR A USTA MS SUMMER TENNIS CAMP SCHOLARSHIP.

Below are the criteria for eligibility:
• MUST LIVE IN THE MIDDLE STATES SECTION. THE USTA MIDDLE STATES SECTION ENCOMPASSES PENNSYLVANIA, DELAWARE, NEW JERSEY (EXCLUSIVE OF A 35-MILE RADIUS AROUND NEW YORK CITY) AND NORTHWESTERN WEST VIRGINIA

• Should be an existing member or must become a member of the USTA prior to receiving a camp scholarship
• Should be between the ages of 10 & 17 (There are NCAA regulations that must be adhered to at some of the camps that donate scholarships)
• Due to their financial background would not have the opportunity to attend a summer tennis camp
• Should be of intermediate or advanced skill ability, but not be a section ranked tournament player ranked in the top twenty
• Should be sufficiently interested in tennis so that one week of intensive camp, possibly away from home would not be an obstacle
• Must exhibit good behavior
• Must be able to provide his/her own transportation to and from the camp
• Must submit a brief letter of interest including their tennis goals for the summer
• Must not have received a USTA MS Camp Scholarship in the past
• Must submit one letter of recommendation from an individual who is aware of the applicant’s character and tennis skills
• Must complete a questionnaire after their camp experience



THE APPLICATION DEADLINE THIS YEAR IS: MAY 19, 2017

Applications will not be processed unless ALL requested information is provided.

Please Email, Fax or Mail the following:
1. Letter of recommendation written by an individual who is familiar with the child's character and tennis interest.
2. Letter from the applicant describing his/her interest in tennis, tennis goals for the summer and why a scholarship is financially necessary.

PLEASE EMAIL (gonsalves@ms.usta.com), or FAX THE LETTERS/ESSAYS TO: 610-935-5484 Attn: Betsy Gonsalves

OR

MAIL THE LETTERS/ESSAYS:
USTA MS
ATTN: SUMMER CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS
1288 VALLEY FORGE RD
STE 74, PO BOX 987
VALLEY FORGE PA 19482-0987

**** FINANCIAL NEED MUST BE SUBSTANTIATED IN APPLICANT'S OR NOMINATOR'S ESSAY FOR SCHOLARSHIP TO BE GRANTED.

If you have any questions please call:
Kitty Perrin: 215-355-9367 or
Betsy Gonsalves (USTA MS Office): 610-935-5000 ext. 237, Direct Dial: 484-302-0750

* 1. *** PLEASE COMPLETE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING BEFORE SUBMITING THE APPLICATION ***

* 2. Is the child currently a USTA Member?
**If not, please join by calling 1-800-990-8782 or go to www.usta.com

* 3. Does the child currently hold a USTA MS Section ranking?

* 4. What is the child's tennis ability level?
(Beginner, Beginner/Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Tournament Player)

* 5. Has the child ever received a USTA MS Camp Scholarship?

* 6. Without financial assistance, would the child be able to attend a tennis camp?

* 7. Would the child be able to stay overnight at a camp where housing is available?

* 8. Would the child have transportation and be able to commute daily to a camp located within a 45 minute drive of the child's home?

* 9. Please indicate area/location where the child would be interested in receiving the scholarship.

* 10. Please indicate district where the child would be interested in receiving the scholarship

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