US College Athletic Scholarships

The US College pathway provides many exciting opportunities for athletes to keep developing their tennis and gain a university degree at the same time, with the option to pursue a professional career. Student athletes receive excellent academic and athletic support, with access to outstanding facilities and opportunities to compete both individually and as part of a team.

> LEARN MORE: Things to consider when choosing a US College

Intercollegiate Divisions

The NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA are the governing organisations of collegiate athletics within the United States. Click the links below for more information:

> NCAA – National Collegiate Athletic Association

> NAIA – National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

> NJCAA – National Junior College Athletic Association

> CCCAA – California Community College Athletic Association 

> ITA – Intercollegiate Tennis Association

College to Pro

The US College pathway has enabled many great athletes to transition onto the ATP and WTA Tour.

Notable recent Australian athletes within the US College pathway include:

> Adam Walton (University of Tennessee)

> Aleksandar Vukic (University of Illinois)

> Astra Sharma (Vanderbilt University)

> Ellen Perez (University of Georgia)

> John Peers (Baylor)

> Petra Hule (Florida State)

> Rinky Hijikata (North Carolina)

Notable international athletes include: Ben Shelton (University of Florida), Bob and Mike Bryan (Stanford), Cameron Norrie (TCU), Danielle Collins (University of Virgina), James Blake (Harvard), Jennifer Brady (UCLA), J.J. Wolf (The Ohio State University), Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA), Maxime Cressy (UCLA), Mayar Sherif (Pepperdine), Peyton Stearns (University of Texas), Steve Johnson (University of Southern California)

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