Xelay Foundation Collegiate Tennis Scholarship

This tennis scholarship is intended for local San Franciso Bay Area students who play tennis at a high level and have an interest in continuing to pursue competitive tennis at the collegiate level.

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Scholarship Amount: $2000-$5000

Scholarship Type: Athletic scholarship

Requirements after Acceptance Include:

  • Student must be accepted to a division I, II, or III U.S. school for the scholarship year
  • Student must be on the school tennis team for the academic year of the scholarship
  • Exhibition with selected staff/representatives: student must be available for at least 3 practice doubles matches (2/3 sets), participate on one or more USTA or other league teams, or participate in one or more tournaments before the academic year is completed

How to Apply:

Fund Distribution: Xelay Foundation will distribute the fund directly to awardees. It is the awardee’s responsibility to report scholarship eligibility status according to the above-mentioned requirements by the end of the school year

Application Overview:

    1. Personal Information

    2. Proof of Bay Area Residence

    3. Tennis Resume

    4. Letter(s) of Recommendation

    5. Essay (1000 words max, pick one topic from the following)

      1. Describe an emotionally challenging circumstance you experienced, and what life lessons did it teach you

      2. Tell us about how you have used your tennis skills or connections to give back to your community

      3. Describe how your tennis training has helped you rise to challenges in other areas of your life