Student Grant Information

Team & Player Grant Information

Rajeev Ram Foundation is now accepting 2024 grant applications!

If you would like more information or have questions, or to submit your application, contact our grant team via email, phone, or USPS.

Raghav Ram Rising Star Award

The $5000 Raghav Ram Rising Star Award is granted to a USTA/Midwest junior male player who is competing (1) amateurs in Boy’s 16, and/or 18 age divisions at the National level, (2) the ITF level, and/or (3) the professional level.

Players must also demonstrate recent progression in ranking or standing positions. The application deadline is May 1st each year.

Rising Stars Award Winner

2022/2023 Raghav Ram Rising Star Award winner, Nishesh Basavareddy

Rajeev Ram Foundation Grant

Recipients of this grant will receive up to $1,500. This award will be provided annually to one boy and one girl who resides in Indiana and is entering eighth grade in the Fall of 2024, competing in USTA and USTA/Midwest Section tournaments, displaying tennis improvement, and in need of financial assistance.

Funding will be provided to pay for tournament and player development expenses which may include airfare, lodging, entry fees, meals, and coaching. Players will complete a grant application which will include a budget for exact use for the funds, and a recommendation letter from a teacher or a coach.

Application deadline is August 31, 2024.


2023 Rajeev Ram Foundation Grant Winners
Coco Burfien, Hadleigh McIntyre, Casey Beckmann (from left to right).

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