Scholarships

 

Educational Foundation Scholarships

Chapter Grant

Karl Krapek Values Grant

Due Date:  March 1, 2017 

The grant is given in honor of Foundation Board member and donor, Karl Krapek (Kettering).

Three chapters will be awarded $10,000 each to:

  1. Pay for the educational costs of up to five members from the chapter to attend the 2017 summer conference, and;
  2. Pay for up to four equally valued academic scholarships for brothers selected by the winning chapters.

Chapter Eligibility: Chapter must document their commitment to Lambda Chi Alpha values and how they have put them into action. See the attached application for judging criteria.

Complete the attached application and submit it by mail by the due date.

Chapters are encouraged to be creative in the materials submitted with their application.

 

Academic Scholarships – General

To be considered for any of the following academic scholarships, please complete the attached application.  The judging committees will use the following criteria for each scholarship:

  1.  The student must be in good standing.  Some scholarships, but not all, have a specific GPA requirement.
  2. Students must show involvement in one or more meaningful organizations or activities.  Leadership involvement in the Fraternity may count toward this criterion.
  3. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Please note, scholarship winners are required to write a donor thank you letter.

Complete the attached application for any of the following academic scholarships and submit it by mail by the due date.

 

James & Patricia Bernal Scholarship

Due Date:  March 1, 2017 

This scholarship is endowed by the generous gifts of James Bernal (Tennessee – Knoxville) and his wife Patricia Bernal.

 

Chirurg Scholarship

2017: One $2,000 Scholarship

Due Date:  March 1, 2017

This scholarship was established from a bequest given by alumnus James Chirurg (Massachusetts Institute of Tech.)

 

Clarence Mickelson Scholarships

Due Date:  March 1, 2017

 

Kirk & Nancy Pond Scholarship

2017: One $2,000 Scholarship

Due Date:  March 1, 2017

 This scholarship is endowed by the generous gifts of Kirk Pond (Arkansas) and his wife Nancy Pond.

 

 

 

Leadership Seminar Scholarships

Jack Bovender Leadership Scholarships

Due Date:  April 10, 2017

Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded to pay for the educational costs to attend the Summer Leadership Conference, in honor of former Foundation Board member and donor Jack Bovender (Duke) for his generous donation during the Investing in Future Leaders campaign.

2017: Up to ten scholarships will be awarded for the 2017 Stead Leadership Seminar

Eligibility: Students must be studying health care administration, pre-med, nursing or similar disciplines, and have at least one undergraduate year of school remaining following the conference.

Click Here to Complete the Online Application

 

George W. Spasyk Sophomore Scholarships

Due Date:  April 10, 2017

Funds will be available for sophomore leaders to attend leadership seminars and general assemblies, as the second or more man from their chapter.

This scholarship was initiated to specially honor George W. Spasyk (Michigan) who served on the Lambda Chi Alpha professional staff from 1950 to 1990, and as chief executive of the Fraternity from 1968 to 1990.

2017: Five scholarships will be awarded for the 2017 Stead Leadership Seminar

EligibilityStudents must be enrolled as a sophomore in the fall of 2017.

Click here to complete the Spasyk Sophomore Scholarship application online.

 

Kevin Vasquez Leadership Scholarships

Due Date:  April 10, 2017

Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded to pay for the educational costs to attend the Summer Leadership Conference, in honor of former Foundation Board member and donor Kevin Vasquez (Western Carolina).

2017: Up to ten scholarships will be awarded to the 2017 Stead Leadership Seminar

Eligibility: Students must be attending a public university and indicate substantial financial need. Applicants must also be registered to attend the 2017 General Assembly.

Click Here to Complete the Online Application

 

Scholarships – Chapter/Regional 

The following chapters have chapter-specific funds available for academic scholarships and/or grants to attend educational and leadership conferences. Contact your chapter’s Scholarship Coordinator to learn more and to apply.

Alabama – The Zuma P. & Charles L. James Scholarship

This Scholarship was created through a bequest by Charles W. James in memory of his wife and son. The funds are used to provide scholarships for Lambda Chi Alpha members in good standing at the University of Alabama chapter.

Appalachian State

This fund, established in December 2007, was created to provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Sigma-Upsilon Zeta.

California Polytechnic – Spencer Wood Fund

This fund was established by the alumni of Phi-Sigma Zeta in January 2007. The purpose of the account is to provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Phi-Sigma Zeta.

Denver

Established by the alumni of Alpha-Pi Zeta for the purpose of making grants for educational purposes including leadership training and other educational programs, and scholarships.

East Tennessee State – Gary Cooper – Iota Omicron 111 Chapter Account

Established by gifts from Gary Cooper, Iota-Omicron 111 to benefit Iota-Omicron Zeta.

Eastern Illinois – Ron Wilson Fund

This fund was established in 1994 as the result of a bequest from Ronald A. Wilson and the sale of the chapter house. The purpose of the fund is to support the educational activities of Phi-Alpha Zeta at Eastern Illinois.

Eastern Michigan

This fund was created in 2000 from the monies received with the selling of the Sigma-Kappa Zeta house at the University of Eastern Michigan. The purpose of the fund is to support the educational activities of Sigma-Kappa Zeta at Eastern Michigan.

Florida

Established in October 2011, this fund was established by Epsilon-Mu Zeta and its alumni corporation. The funds are restricted funds held for the benefit of Epsilon-Mu Zeta for the following educational purposes: Scholarships, Educational grants to attend educational and leadership conferences, and grants for educational resources within the chapter house.

Georgia – Buddy Dillard Fund

This fund was established in January, 2006 in memory of Buddy Dillard, Georgia, to provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Nu Zeta.

Georgia Tech

Established by the Beta Kappa Zeta House Corporation in December 2013 with the remaining funds following completion of the chapter house at Georgia Tech. The funds are to be used toward appropriate educational purposes such as scholarships, conference registrations, repairs or operating expenses of approved educational portions of the physical plant, and other items deemed educational according to IRS guidelines.

Illinois

The fund was established in October, 2013 by Chi Zeta and its alumni corporation as a Chapter Housing Fund.   The funds are held for the benefit of Chi Zeta for scholarship grants, educational grants to attend leadership conferences, and grants for educational resources within the chapter house.

Iowa State

Established in July 2004 with funds previously held by the chapter/alumni association. The purpose of the Alpha-Tau Zeta Fund is to support the educational activities of Alpha-Tau Zeta at Iowa State University. These funds will be used to support scholarships, leadership training, educational materials, educational areas of the chapter property, and appropriate enhancements to the chapter property.

Kansas – James & Mary Fleming

Established in 2003 through the bequest of James & Mary Fleming, this fund was created to provide academic scholarships for undergraduate members of Zeta-Iota Zeta at the University of Kansas

Kettering – Art Miltner Fund

The scholarship was created in September, 1994, to permanently honor Art Miltner for his generosity to Lambda-Epsilon Zeta.

Miami (OH)

The Fund was established in March 2006, with the purpose of providing funding for the educational portions of the chapter house project, and then to provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Zeta-Upsilon Zeta, as allowed by law.

Millsaps – David G. Hall Fund

Established in 2006 in memory of David G. Hall to benefit the educational purposes of the chapter.

Missouri

The fund was established in October, 2013 by Gamma-Kappa Zeta and its alumni corporation as a Chapter Housing Fund.   The funds are held for the benefit of Gamma-Kappa Zeta for scholarship grants, educational grants to attend leadership conferences, and grants for educational resources within the chapter house.

Murray State – William E. Wilson Fund

Endowed by a gift from William E. Wilson, Murray State in 1999, to pay for undergraduate members and/or alumni of Lambda-Eta Zeta at Murray State to attend the summer Leadership Conference.

North Carolina

Gamma-Nu Zeta and its alumni corporation established the fund in August 2012. The restricted funds are held for the benefit of Gamma-Nu Zeta for scholarship grants, educational grants to cover attendance at leadership conferences, and grants for educational resources within the chapter house.

Oklahoma

The fund was established in October 2010 by the alumni of Gamma-Rho Zeta. The purpose of the account was to initially provide for grants for educational portions of chapter housing, but it may also provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Gamma-Rho Zeta in the future.

Oklahoma City – Grace “Mom” Cheuvront Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in November, 1994, to honor the memory of the former Oklahoma City chapter housemother, Grace “Mom” Cheuvront.

Oklahoma State

Established in December 2002, the purpose of this fund is to support the educational activities of Alpha-Eta Zeta. The funds will be used to support scholarships, leadership training, educational materials and educational areas of the chapter property.

Old Dominion

Established through the sale of the property at Old Dominion in 2000, this fund is designated to support the educational activities of Sigma-Iota Zeta.

Rose-Hulman – Jeffrey B. and Carol Burgan Endowed Fund

Funds will be available to send a second man to summer leadership training from Theta-Kappa Zeta at Rose-Hulman. When additional funds are available, they will be used to support the attendance of students from other schools at the Lambda Chi Alpha conferences. The donors to this fund are Jeffrey B. Burgan (Rose-Hulman), and his wife Carol Burgan.

San Diego – San Diego Scholarship Fund

This fund was established by the San Diego Regional Alumni Association in May 2007. The purpose of the account is to provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Lambda Chi Alpha in San Diego County.

South Florida

The purpose of the Lambda-Mu Zeta Fund is to support the educational activities of Lambda-Mu Zeta at South Florida. This endowment fund was initiated with the generous gift from David P. Wright (South Florida) in 2000.

UCLA – A. Barry Cappello Fund

The UCLA Chapter Fund and the fund established by the Cappello Foundation were combined in 2012 to best support the educational activities of Epsilon-Sigma Zeta at UCLA.

UCLA – Frank Tennant

The Frank Tennant Epsilon-Sigma Zeta fund was established in 2009 to pay for undergraduate members of Epsilon-Sigma Zeta to attend leadership training through summer conferences, or regional conclave events.

Washington – Kyle Rudow Fund

The Kyle Rudow Memorial Fund was established in August 2004 to support the educational activities of the University of Washington chapter. These funds will be used to support scholarships, leadership training, educational materials, and educational areas of the chapter property.

 

 

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