Scholarships

Lambda Chi Alpha Scholarships

This page contains information about applying for the following scholarships:

  1. Academic Scholarships
  2. Cappello California Financial Need Scholarship
  3. Leadership Seminar Scholarships
  4. Krapek Chapter Grant – $5,000 (6 Available)
  5. Chapter Specific Scholarships

Academic Scholarships
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Chirurg Scholarship – Deadline: Applications are now closed

This scholarship was established from a bequest given by alumnus James Chirurg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Eligibility: Students who have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale in your undergraduate course work, demonstrate chapter and campus leadership and involvement, and demonstrate a financial need.

Clarence Mickelson Scholarship – Deadline: Applications are now closed

Scholarships given in honor of Clarence Mickelson, University of South Dakota.

Kirk & Nancy Pond Scholarship – Deadline: Applications are now closed

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

A sophomore who receives this scholarship will be guaranteed this same amount of support, ($2,000), during each of the two subsequent school years if he shows appropriate advancement toward graduation and remains in good standing.

Lambda Chi Alpha Dentistry Scholarship – Deadline: Applications are now closed

This scholarship was created by Eric Tyler Phelps, California Polytechnic State University, and his wife Suzanne Phelps.  This scholarship is to be given to a collegiate member of Lambda Chi Alpha who has been accepted into an accredited graduate program in dentistry who will begin their studies immediately following their undergraduate studies.

California Need Based Scholarship
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A. Barry Cappello Scholarship – Available for Students in California Schools – Deadline: Applications are now closed

This fund was established by A. Barry Cappello, UCLA, in 2017 to assist students financially. Full-time students at colleges or universities in California who demonstrate financial need are eligible.

Leadership Seminar Scholarships
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Jack Bovender Leadership ScholarshipDeadline: Applications are now closed

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.

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. Applicants must also be registered to attend the upcoming Stead Leadership Seminar.

George W. Spasyk Sophomore Scholarship Deadline: Applications are now closed

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.

EligibilityStudents must be enrolled as a sophomore in the upcoming fall, and must be registered to attend the upcoming Stead Leadership Seminar.

Kevin Vasquez Leadership Scholarship Deadline: Applications are now closed

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.

Eligibility: Students must be attending a public university and indicate substantial financial need. Applicants must also be registered to attend the upcoming Stead Leadership Seminar.

Chapter/Colony Grants

The Karl J. Krapek Chapter Values Grant – Deadline: Applications are now closed

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This grant is given in honor of Karl Krapek, Kettering University.

Six chapters will be awarded $5,000 each to:

  1. Pay for the educational costs of up to five members from the chapter to attend the summer conference.
  2. Pay for up to four academic scholarships for brothers selected by the winning chapters.
Scholarships – Chapter Specific
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.

Boston

This fund was established for scholarships, leadership and educational opportunities for Alpha Zeta members, and for educational areas and educational equipment in the chapter house.

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.

Culver-Stockton

This fund was established for scholarships, leadership and other educational opportunities for Kappa-Mu Zeta members.

Denver

This fund was established to provide funds for the benefit of members of Alpha-Pi Zeta for scholarships, leadership and other educational opportunities and for educational areas and educational equipment in the chapter house.

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

This fund was established by gifts from Gary Cooper, Iota-Omicron 111 to benefit Iota-Omicron Zeta.

Eastern Illinois – Dennis Grannan Fund

This fund was established in 2019 by a generous donation from Dennis Grannan for scholarships, leadership and educational programming for members of Phi-Alpha 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.

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.

Iowa State – Alpha-Tau Zeta Fund

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.

Iowa State – Kenneth Schultz

Establish through the bequest of Kenneth R. Schultz, grants from this fund will pay for scholarship assistance at Alpha-Tau Zeta.

Iowa State – Stanley Gene Warren Scholarship Fund

A gift was provided by a generous gift from Stanly Gene Warren and his wife, L. Jean Warren for the benefit of students attending Iowa State University.

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.

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.

New Hampshire

This fund was established for scholarships, leadership and other educational opportunities for the Alpha-Xi Zeta, and for educational areas and educational equipment in any real property the chapter occupies as its chapter house.

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 Regional Area – San Diego Regional Alumni  Association 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.

Tennessee – Knoxville –  James & Patricia Bernal Scholarship

  1. Must be sophomore level student in good standing at the conclusion of the school year during which they apply.
  2. They must show involvement in one or more meaningful organizations or activities. Leadership involvement in the Fraternity may count toward this criterion.
  3. They must describe a financial need for this scholarship.

Note: A sophomore who receives this scholarship, will be guaranteed the same amount of support during each of the two subsequent school years if he shows appropriate advancement toward graduation and remains in good standing.

Texas Christian

The fund was established in October, 2005. The purpose of the account is to provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Iota-Pi Zeta.

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.

WPI

Established in December 2007, the purpose of the account is to provide a perpetual source of funds for the benefit of the members of Pi Zeta at Worcester Polytechnic.