Athletic scholarships are available across the NCAA Division I & II, NAIA, and Junior Colleges some of the current and former WTA players where student athletes at college in the USA. Some of those professional Tennis players include Danielle Rose, current world no.8 (University of Virginia) and Lisa Raymond, former world no.15 (University of Florida) Competing daily and playing against the best possible opposition is a huge advantage when trying to improve your overall game on the court.
NCAA Division I Tennis is an equivalency sport, meaning the athletic scholarships are distributed however the coach sees suitable for their program. Within NCAA Division I women’s Tennis there are 317 colleges that compete and, each team has 8.0 scholarships that are awarded across the roster. Alongside those athletic scholarships, student-athletes can also be eligible for academic scholarships, those are funded based on the students’ academic background and SAT scores. Combining both forms of scholarship can be a great way to help cover a student-athletes tuition, room & board, and books.