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Texas Tennis Museum

Educational

Scholarships

The Texas Tennis Museum and Hall of Fame Educational Scholarships have been established to recognize and provide educational assistance to high school seniors. Students from Texas are invited to submit a 500-word essay. Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of detail and writing. ​

AVAILABLE TO

The scholarships are open to Texas high school students graduating in 2024.

RECOGNITION AND SCHOLARSHIP REMITTANCE

Winning scholarship recipients will be recognized and receive funds towards college tuition and expenses. Scholarships will be awarded for the following amounts:

  • 1st place $900

  • 2nd place $600

  • 3rd place $300

  • Honorable Mention $200

DEADLINE

The deadline for entry has passed. Winners will be announced by May 31, 2024.

ESSAY PROMPT

Upload a 500-word essay describing which Texas Tennis Hall of Fame player you most aspire to be like.  In what ways do you feel connected to the Hall of Fame member and their story?  Explain how and why and include personal comparisons. Please be as specific as possible.  Hint: If you can take your statement and copy and paste it into someone else’s essay, then it’s not specific enough.

SELECTION PROCESS

A scholarship selection committee will choose four (4) scholarship winners. 

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • All entries must be received by the contest deadline to be considered. 

  • All applicants must have been/be high school seniors during the 2023-2024 school year, residing in the State of Texas. 

  • Entries must follow the contest guidelines in terms of length and adherence to theme/topic.

  • All entries must be the original work of the entrant.

  • Essays become the property of TTMHOF and may be used in print, digital and web-based promotional materials.

  • The judging and selection process is at the sole discretion of TTMHOF and the selection committee chosen for such purpose. 

CONTACT
Please direct any questions to info@texastennishistory.org.

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