HTA Scholarship Programs

Providing scholarships annually to high school seniors in Greater Houston

image In 2015, the HTA recognized 19 outstanding high school graduates with college scholarships totalling $21,000. Since the HTA's scholarship program began in 1992, it has awarded more than $227,000.

Scholarships are available to high school seniors in the Greater Houston area who will be entering college in the upcoming year, and who have participated in high school varsity tennis and/or USTA Texas Section tournaments or programs. Students attending college on a tennis scholarship are ineligible.

In addition to funds directly provided by the HTA, donors include:

  • West Houston Ladies Tennis Scholarships (WHLTA)
  • National Senior Women's Clay Court Championships' Scholarship (note: this scholarship is available to women only)
  • World Oilman's Tennis Tournament Scholarships
  • Steve Wolford Memorial Scholarship
  • Michael Horvath Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Leona Schroeder Memorial Scholarship
  • Jodi Jablonski Memorial Scholarship

To apply, download the HTA Scholarship Application form.

The 2016 application deadline is Monday, May 9.

Follow the directions on the application to submit the form. Note that in addition to the completed form, you will also need to include the following:

  • Parents' or Guardian' current year tax return (pages 1 and 2 of Form 1040 only)
  • Academic transcript from your high school
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • List of extracurricular activities, tennis history, community service, and job experience (if any)
  • A typed personal statement addressing how the scholarship would benefit you (500 words or less)

imageI thank you for the opportunity to continue my education into college with this scholarship. I am sure that it was a hard choice to make, but I want you to know I am extremely grateful!

Upcoming Events

Wed Sep 20 @ 5:15PM - 06:30PM
HTA Executive Committee Meeting
Wed Sep 20 @ 6:30PM -
HTA Board of Directors Meeting
Fri Sep 22 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
Patrick Wayne Fagan Tennis Classic
Fri Sep 22 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
King Daddy Sports by TSG
Sat Sep 23 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
Patrick Wayne Fagan Tennis Classic
Sat Sep 23 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
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Did You Know?

Play three hours of tennis a week and you'll cut your risk of death in half from any cause, according to a Harvard University study of 10,000 people during a 20-year period.