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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Arizona Cleaver Stemons Scholarship

This is a scholarship for a female graduating high school senior from a public or private school in Winnebago, Boone, or Stephenson County.


- Must be a resident of Winnebago, Boone, or Stephenson County

- Must be a graduating high school senior from a local high school (public/private)

- Must be a female

- Must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale

- Must provide an official copy of high school transcript

- Must provide a copy of college acceptance letter

- Must provide a 500-word essay (typed) answering the following questions: 1. What are your educational or professional goals & aspirations? 2. Based on the community service you completed, why did you choose those activities and how has your service benefited the community? 3. Why should you receive the Arizona Cleaver Stemons Scholarship Award? - Must provide three letters of recommendation from the following: 1. Teacher/counselor on school letterhead; 2. Minister/pastor/religious leader or community leader (on letterhead); 3. Applicant’s choice (not related to the applicant)

- Upon selection must re-verify continued enrollment and attendance at your prospective college/university

Scholarship application open from December 1, 2022 - February 15, 2023.

All applications and materials must be submitted together and sent to:

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority - Upsilon Chi Zeta Chapter

Attention: Scholarship Committee

PO Box 14122

Rockford, IL 61105

To learn more about this scholarship and access the application, please visit their website.

This scholarship is administered by the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Upsilon Chi Zeta Chapter.

Questions about this scholarship?

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