The Sports School and RBTA have joined hands and come up with an outstanding program of support to encourage young and aspiring Indian tennis players. They have just announced a hundred percent scholarship for up to sixty children, twenty each, in U12, U14 and U16 age groups. This is great news for players who hold an AITA rank which is a pre requisite.
Value of the scholarship is based on level of the players. For beginners it would be 6.25 lakhs per annum, intermediate would be 8 lakhs per annum and advanced players it is approximately 10 lakhs per annum. This includes full education, food, boarding and lodging along with coaching from RBTA. 24/7 hour access to coaches, seven floodlit courts and a 3000 square feet gymnasium. Also included in the program are an in-house physiotherapist, nutritionist, a psychologist and a fitness expert. Rohan sees this initiative which has everything a tennis player needs in one place as a way to give back to Indian Tennis.
Application are currently open and will close on June 30th.