Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation, Inc.

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation, Inc., an entity of Zeta Tau Zeta Chicago Metropolitan Graduate Chapter, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is pleased to announce The White Rose Foundation Scholarship Awards. Scholarships are given in honor of members of the chapter who have dedicated fifty or more years of service to the Sorority. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 16, 1920 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The illustrious founders, known as the Five Pearls, are Arizona Cleaver Stemons, Myrtle Tyler Faithful, Viola Tyler Goings, Fannie Pettie Watts and Pearl Anna Neal. To guide Zeta, the Pearls adopted a legacy bound by four principles: Scholarship, Service, Sisterly Love and Finer Womanhood. The organization now consists of women who are undergraduate students and college graduates, seeking to positively impact the community and improve the lives of others. The scholarship categories are Traditional Scholarship, Non-Traditional Scholarship , and Two-Year, Community College, Technical or Vocational Scholarship.

Scholarship Application: Download Here (Please check the box for each of the scholarship(s) for which you would like to be considered by checking one or more)
Please Note: The deadline to submit has been EXTENDED to February 25, 2019.

ALL available Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation Scholarships are listed below.
When applying, please ensure you check the box for each scholarship you are applying for on your Application Packet.

Listing of ALL Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation Scholarships…
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Traditional Scholarship

  • African American female who will graduate from high school in 2019.
  • Must be an Illinois resident.
  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university on a full-time basis.
  • Zeta Tau Zeta Archonette Youth Auxiliary members are eligible to apply.

Non-Traditional Scholarship

  • African American female who received a high school diploma or obtained a GED but did not attend a college or university, or has not attended a college or university in the past three (3) years.
  • African American male who will graduate from high school in 2019.
  • Must be a Illinois resident.
  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree from an accredited college or university on a full-time or part-time basis.

Two-Year, Community College, Technical or Vocational Scholarship

  • African American female who will graduate from high school in 2019.
  • Must be an Illinois resident.
  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Pursuing an associate’s degree, or a certification or licensure from an accredited school on a full-time or part-time basis.
  • Zeta Tau Zeta Archonette Youth Auxiliary members are eligible to apply.

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Required Documents:
Please Note: All submission materials must be submitted via email to CollegeScholarships@cps.edu
Email Subject: “Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation – STUDENT NAMEHIGH SCHOOL NAME

  1. Completed application packet
  2. High school transcript
  3. An essay
  4. Applicant headshot photo
  5. Two (2) letters of recommendation (one (1) from a teacher & one (1) from a counselor or community member)

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: No
Questions? Regarding eligibility criteria, contact Kimberly S. Higgins, Scholarship Chairperson, at kysmith2000@aol.com; Regarding application and document submission, contact Michele Howard, CPS Scholarship Manager, at CollegeScholarships@cps.edu

Award
$500 - $1,000
Deadline
02/25/2019