USTA/MTEF Anne Krupp Scholarship

 

Each year USTA/MTEF will provide a scholarship to tennis players of any age needing additional training or assistance with travel to Adaptive Tennis, Special Olympics, or Wheelchair Tennis events.  Please review the requirements of the scholarship in the application, and all sections of the application must be complete to be considered for the scholarship.  Applicants must reside within the USTA/Midwest Section that includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin, as well as designated counties in Kentucky and West Virginia. The deadline to apply for a USTA/MTEF scholarship is March 1 each year. 

Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship

 

The scholarship was started in memory of Anne Krupp and in partnership with Anne’s family and many of her friends in 2016.  A total of $2,500 in scholarship funding will be presented to one or more USTA/Midwest Section tennis players of any age who need additional training or assistance with travel to participate in Adaptive Tennis, Special Olympics, or Wheelchair Tennis, displays excellent sportsmanship on and off the court, and exhibits the true spirit of Anne.

 

Anne was a passionate tennis fan and advocate, working as a teaching professional, while putting much of her energy into working with Special Olympics Tennis, Adaptive Tennis, and Wheelchair Tennis programs. Anne was a USTA/Midwest volunteer for 19 years serving in various capacities, and most recently served on the Adaptive Tennis Sub-Committee.

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USTA/MTEF High School Scholarships

 

Each year USTA/MTEF provides scholarships to high school seniors (must be current USTA members) attending college in the fall who need financial assistance.  Please review the requirements of each scholarship in the application, and check the scholarships for which you are applying.  You may apply for one, two, three or all four scholarships if you qualify; however, you will not be awarded more than one scholarship.  Please complete only one application, and all sections of the application must be complete to be considered for any of the scholarships.  Applicants must reside within the USTA/Midwest Section that includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin, as well as designated counties in Kentucky and West Virginia. The deadline for a graduating high school senior who plans to attend college to apply for a USTA/MTEF scholarship is March 1 each year.

Tim & Tom Gullikson Scholarship

 

This scholarship was established in January 1998 to recognize Tim and Tom Gullikson, and to reward youth players with funding to advance their educational and tennis interests. Each year, a $2,500 scholarship is presented to one female and one male junior tennis player from the USTA/Midwest Section. The scholarship is designed to provide assistance to those who have demonstrated financial need and have shown ability, aptitude and promise as students and as tennis players.

 

Students who plan to attend an accredited college or university, who are current members of the USTA, and residents in the USTA/Midwest Section are urged to apply for the award.

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Richard Bradley Memorial Scholarship

 

This scholarship was established in September 2014 in memory of Richard Bradley, and to reward youth players with funding to advance their educational and tennis interests. A $2,500 scholarship is presented to one African American junior tennis player from the USTA/Midwest Section. The scholarship is designed to provide assistance to those who have demonstrated financial need and have shown ability, aptitude and promise as students and as tennis players.

 

Students who plan to attend an accredited college or university, who are current members of the USTA, and residents in the USTA/Midwest Section are urged to apply for the award. 

 

Richard was a tennis supporter whose volunteer service began at the grassroots level in his community and extended through different levels at the USTA with an emphasis on promoting and growing junior tennis.  Bradley’s work in Chicago was historic as he played a pivotal role as a volunteer with the Chicago Prairie Tennis Club (the oldest African American organization in the country).  In addition to his passion for tennis, education was very important to Richard as he was a school administrator with the Chicago Public Schools system. 

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Hooked on Tennis Scholarship

 

This scholarship was established in October 2010 to reward youth players with funding to advance their educational and tennis interests. Each year, a $1,000 scholarship is presented to one female and one male junior tennis player from the USTA/Midwest Section. The scholarship is designed to provide assistance to those who have demonstrated financial need and have shown ability, aptitude and promise as students and as tennis players.

 

Students who plan to attend an accredited college or university, who are current members of the USTA, and residents in the USTA/Midwest Section are urged to apply for the award.

 

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Rick Van Horn Scholarship

 

This scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of Rick Van Horn, and to reward youth players with funding to advance their educational and tennis interests. Each year, a $1,000 scholarship will be presented to one junior tennis player from the USTA/Midwest Section. The scholarship is designed to provide assistance to those with a passion to work in the tennis industry, have demonstrated financial need, and have shown ability and aptitude as students and as tennis players.

 

Students who plan to attend an accredited college or university, who are current members of the USTA, and residents in the USTA/Midwest Section are urged to apply for the award.

 

Rick was a passionate USTA/Midwest Section volunteer.  As a USTA national volunteer, Rick served on several committees including Nominating, Sectional Presidents, USTA Leagues, Junior Competition, Adult Recreation, Tennis Rules, and Adult Competition. In the USTA/Midwest Section, he served as Chairman of the Junior Competition Committee from 2002 to 2007.  At the local and District level, Rick was a founding member of the Indianapolis Community Tennis Association.
 

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