20-21 Nu Omicron Zeta Scholastic Scholarship 

 

Dear Prospective Applicant:

 

We are pleased that you are interested in our Scholastic Based Scholarship. This year, the Nu Omicron Zeta Chapter, of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, is granting one (1) $1,000 award to a female African-American high school senior.

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is a community-conscious, action-oriented organization established on the campus of Howard University in Washington D.C. on January 16, 1920. The sorority is founded on the principles of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood (Sisterly Love), and Finer Womanhood. The founders believed that sorority elitism and socializing should not overshadow the real mission for progressive organizations – to address societal mores, ills, poverty, and health concerns of the day. The Nu Omicron Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta, Sorority, Inc. has been carrying out the principles of Zeta Phi Beta and serving the San Fernando Valley for more than thirty years. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 

AN ELIGIBLE STUDENT MUST: (a) Be accepted into a four-year university for the 2021-2022 academic year (b) Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. (c) Be a female African-American senior high school student. (d) If selected, the winner must attend our award ceremony. (Depending on COVID constraints, the ceremony may be held virtually).

The scholarship committee will select a winner based on scholastic record, leadership activities, and the essay/creative piece. 

2021 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

 Nu Omicron Zeta will award one scholarship to be paid over the recipient’s first two college semesters. The first check being disbursed in August 2021 and the second half being disbursed in January 2022, upon proof of enrollment. 

**Please note that it's your responsibility to submit semester updates, which includes official enrollment and unofficial transcripts to continue receiving the award.**

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTAL OF APPLICATION 

  • Complete current scholarship application & essay

  • Proof of acceptance into a four-year university

  • A recent photograph of yourself

  • One letter of recommendation

  • Mail official transcript to show proof of cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to the address below through an official transcript service. (Official transcripts may also be mailed or emailed by the recipient's high school counselor). 

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Nu Omicron Zeta Chapter

San Fernando Valley

P.O. Box 5303

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

nozscholarship@gmail.com

 

Scholarship Committee must receive all materials by 05/16/2021.