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)

imageWithout your support, I would not be able to pursue my dream as a Stanford student. I cannot than you enough for graciously supporting me in my journey and allowing me to have this rare opportunity to study with the most amazing people at the best university in the nation.

Upcoming Events

Fri Jun 23 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
The Woodlands Country Club Summer Jr. Open
Fri Jun 23 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
Al Edwards Juneteenth Tennis Classic
Sat Jun 24 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
The Woodlands Country Club Summer Jr. Open
Sat Jun 24 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
Al Edwards Juneteenth Tennis Classic
Sun Jun 25 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
The Woodlands Country Club Summer Jr. Open
Sun Jun 25 @ 8:00AM - 12:00AM
Al Edwards Juneteenth Tennis Classic

Did You Know?

Junior Team Tennis (JTT) has been growing by leaps and bounds in Greater Houston, making the program one of the most active in Texas. From spring 2014 to spring 2015, participation has grown by an astonishing 53%, from 524 players on 67 teams to 803 players on 112 teams.