Two athletes will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship

13 janvier 2020

The Aliassime Tennis Academy is introducing a new Tennis Excellence scholarship. The Herisset Scholarships will reward two athletes performing on the national and international level. Both athletes (boy or girl) will receive a $5,000 subsidy for the 2020-2021 season to help them with their tennis development.

To be eligible for the scholarship, the student-athlete must maintain an exemplary academic average of 85% or over and showcase the Academy’s values of as respect, commitment, fighting spirit and passion for the game.

Amongst the eligible athletes, the scholarship will be awarded in accordance with of the athletes’ tennis performances, determined by the Academy’s selection committee.

The candidates must not necessarily be part of the Aliassime Academy to apply for the scholarship but they will be required to join the Academy full time upon acceptance of the scholarship.

To apply for the scholarships, the candidate must write an email to [email protected] and include the following information:

  • First and family names
  • Date of birth
  • Introduction text including the athlete’s values
  • Grade average and institution
  • Best results of the year
  • Career highlights
  • Ranking

The scholarships were created in honour of Mr. Jacques Herisset, the founder of the Academy.

From left to right, Sam Aliassime, Félix Auger-Aliassime and Jacques Herisset

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