Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter Scholarships
2020 Zeta Zeta Lambda High School Senior Scholarship
The Brother Amos M. Gailliard
This scholarship is named in honor of Brother Amos Gailliard* who was a Brigadier General in the United States Army and dedicated member and Past President of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. The Amos Gailliard Scholarship is funded by the gracious financial contributions of Brothers Darren Morton and Gordon Miller.
The Brother Richard Gibbs
This scholarship is awarded to a young man (graduating senior) who meets the academic requirements for admission into an accredited college/university and has demonstrated a passion and commitment the his community through volunteerism. This scholarship is funded by the gracious donations of Brother Richard Gibbs.
The Christine Fortune
This scholarship is named in honor of the mother of Brother Darren M. Morton. Brother Morton is a virtual giant in Alpha Phi Alpha and a faithful member of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. His impact has been felt on the local, regional, and national levels of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He has been a member of Alpha Phi Alpha for 30+ years, serves as the Senior Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, and Chairman of the Wesley Parrott Youth Programs, Inc. Brother Morton was raised solely by his mother and credits her love and support as on of the biggest catalyst of his success. This scholarship is awarded to a deserving young man who is the product of a single parent home. Brother Darren Morton designated and graciously provided the finding for this scholarship.
The Brother Charles S. Lucas
This scholarship is named in honor of Brother Charles Lucas. Brother Lucas has been a member of Alpha Phi Alpha since the Spring of 1943. He has diligently served the fraternity as a staunch member of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. He has also tirelessly served the Queens community for many years and continues to do so as the Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizens Center. This scholarship is named on his behalf because he is a firm believer of the importance of higher education and his continued efforts of educating and supporting our youth.
This scholarship is awarded to a young man (graduating senior) who meets the academic requirements for admission into an accredited college/university and has displayed a passion for leadership through his club and/or organization involvement.
The Gibbs Family Scholarship
This scholarship is named after the Gibbs Family, one of the cornerstones of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. Together, they have served the chapter for many years on many levels. Brother Brendan Gibbs has graciously established and funded this scholarship in honor of his family.
The Academic Excellence
This scholarship is awarded to a young man (graduating senior) who meets the academic requirements for admission into an accredited college/university and has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 88/100 (3.5/4.0).
The Brother George E. Barzey
This scholarship is named in memorial of Brother George E. Barzey* who was a renowned physician in the Queens community and charter member of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. The Brother of Alpha Phi Alpha believe that we are our brother's keeper. This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to an eligible College Brother of the Rho Rho or Theta Epsilon Chapter who is in good academic standing with their respective school and the general organization. The funds will be paid directly to the recipient's university (Stony Brook or St. John's). This scholarship is designed to help sustain a college brother during his time as an undergraduate.
The Brother Wesley E. Parrott
The Mary L. Brogdon Lion's
This scholarship is named in honor of our deceased Brother Wesley Parrott* who was a stalwart member and Part President of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. The challenge has shifted from getting young men to college to now sustaining them while they are enrolled.
The Mary L. Brogdon Lion's Legacy Scholarship is geared towards a young woman in her senior year of high school looking to pursue an education at an Historically Black College or University in the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a young woman who excels both academically and within her community, and continues to leave her legacy on those who surround her everyday.
The Ken & Lu-Shawn Thompson Scholarships
As a result of the generosity of Mrs. Lu-Shawn Thompson, 10 scholarship awards were made possible through the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. Five Young men received scholarship awards in 2017 and five in 2018 based on the following criteria:
Legal Studies, Health and Medical Studies, Financial Need,
Community and Civic Action, and Academic Excellence.
The Brothers of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter are immensely appreciative of Mrs. Lu-Shawn M. Thompson and the legacy her late husband Mr. Kenneth P. Thompson.