The Giammarco Family Bounce Forward Tennis Scholarship benefits graduating high school seniors from the Northwestern Ohio Tennis Association District*, who play varsity tennis and/or USTA/UTR programs. The scholarship is managed by the non-profit organization, Giammarco Family Bounce Forward Tennis Scholarship, Inc. (EIN 86-3461079).
Applicants must also show that they have advanced the sport of tennis in northwestern Ohio through leadership, education, mentorship, and/or volunteer initiatives. Scholarships are awarded annually to one girl and one boy who meet eligibility requirements, and are selected by the advisory board. Applicants do not have to play collegiate tennis. The Scholarship is funded by the Giammarcos, private donations, as well as proceeds from Tennis Fix, LLC and local tennis events.
“Student-athletes who have worked hard to prepare for college deserve to be supported in reaching their dreams,” the Giammarcos commented. “We are excited to help NW Ohio graduating varsity high school tennis players on their path to earning a college degree.”
The recipient of this scholarship will continue to be a role model to his or her peers by having a lasting impact on the current community and the new community they are about to embark on.
- Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
- Must be a high school senior varsity tennis student-athlete and/or active in USTA/UTR tennis programs.
- Must be an official resident of the Northwestern Ohio Tennis Association District*
- Must show that they have advanced the sport of tennis in northwestern Ohio through leadership, education, mentorship, or volunteer initiatives
- Must submit two recommendations from non-family members
- Must use scholarship on academics, so cannot be awarded to students with full scholarships
- Are role models within their community
* The Northwestern Ohio Tennis Association district is comprised of the following counties: Allen, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Logan, Lucas, Marion, Mercer, Morrow, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Shelby, Union, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot.