Last call to apply for the Victor Stern Scholarship Grant to junior tennis players ages 8 to 18, who have a passion for tennis and wish to pursue the sport. Players must have a record of competitive play and wish to continue playing tennis as well as having a goal of pursuing a post-high school education. A total of two grants will be awarded: to one female and one male residing in Southern California. The deadline is August 31.The award amount will be up to $1,200 and can cover the cost of tournament fees, travel expenses and equipment.  Eligibility requirements include displaying good sportsmanship and having strong grades. Priority will be given to those from minority and low income populations.

Applicants may only receive one SCTA Foundation grant within a 12-month period. To apply, CLICK HERE. For grant guidelines, CLICK HERE. For more information,  contact Linda Milan at


Our mission of “Changing Lives and Communities through Tennis,” serves as a pathway to offer financial support to individuals and organizations. We are a 501©3 nonprofit organization and the charitable arm of USTA Southern California. We help people of all ages and abilities to improve their health, fitness and quality of life through the sport of tennis. Founded in 1986, the SCTA Foundation has had a community impact of giving more than $500,000 this year through grants, scholarships, program support, equipment and more to recipients throughout Southern California. To learn more about the SCTA Foundation, please visit To donate CLICK HERE