You must be competing and winning at a State, National or International level in your Country to consider pursuing a College Tennis Scholarship in North America. High School Student Athletes in North America are naturally scouted by College coaches as early as 9th grade. If you are an International Student Athlete looking to secure a Tennis Scholarship in North America, you need to consider this and be prepared as early as possible. At the elite level on NCAA Division I, coaches are identifying Student Athletes as young as 14 or 15 years old as potential recruits while an ITF ranking inside the top 1000 is also an advantage if you want to secure an NCAA Division I scholarship.

Your academic grades need to be considered too, as different Divisions have different Academic qualification criteria. Academic grades are the backbone of your College experience, perform well in the classroom and you can play on the team. High School grades and SAT exam results can be used to your advantage to secure a combination of Academic and Athletic Scholarship. To learn more about securing a Tennis Scholarship to a North American College, please connect with us via connect@athletesdream.com

HISTORY
An intercollegiate sport rich in history, Tennis first conducted a championship in 1883 with Joseph Clark of Harvard University, the singles Champion. This was some 23 years before the NCAA was officially formed. Individual, Doubles and Team championships are awarded. NCAA Tournaments for Division I and II have been conducted since 1963 with NCAA Division III being added later, in 1973.

Since 1995, the NCAA has not conducted an NCAA Divison II tournament, however Women’s Tennis still conducts NCAA Championships in Division I, II and III. If you are interested to learn more about NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA Tennis Scholarships, please reach out to our team as we will be pleased to discuss this opportunity with you and evaluate where you may qualify.