About the Scholarship

Zeta Phi Beta General Undergraduate Scholarship was created by The National Educational Foundation of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The foundation is operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The principal activities and purpose of the trust are to award scholarship grants to worthy students for the pursuit of higher education, to conduct community education programs which will aid in the educational and vocational improvement in individual and community living standards, to engage in activities which will aid in the educational development of all women, and to engage in any appropriate research related to the purposes of the foundation scholarships.

How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • Applications are available online at the Zeta Phi Beta website between September 1 and Feb. 1, annually. The applicants can visit the official website to complete the online application procedure.

  • In addition to the application form, all submissions must include three letters of recommendation, one from an academic instructor, one from a community leader, and one from another source a university and/or high school transcript.

  • A student must submit an essay of 150 words or more describing the student's goals and professional aspirations, why the student feels he/she should win the award, and how winning the award would help achieve his/her goals.

  • Documented proof of academic study and plan of the program must be sent to the scholarship chairperson with the signature of a school administrator or program director.

  • All applications must be submitted online. Recommendation letters may be uploaded in PDF format or sent separately by postal mail to the provided address.

Award Amount and Deadline:

The scholarship award amounts to $1000 available to five applicants per academic year.

The deadline date for this scholarship is on 1st February 2020. Hence all applicants must submit the official transcripts on or before the given deadline date.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an undergraduate program for the fall semester after the deadline date.

  • A recipient must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time.

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