Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter Scholarships

2021 Zeta Zeta Lambda High School Senior Scholarship

Scholarship Descriptions

The Brother Amos M. Gailliard

Scholarship

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. Applicant should possess strong leadership qualities and shoe an interest in mentoring. The Amos Gailliard Scholarship is funded by the gracious financial contributions of Brothers Darren Morton and Gordon Miller.

The Brother Richard Gibbs

Community Service

Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a young man who meets the academic requirements for admission into an accredited college/university and has demonstrated a passion and commitment the his community through volunteerism and a desire to work in Public Policy. Active community involvement is a plus. This scholarship is funded by the gracious donations of Brother Richard Gibbs & Soror Brenda Gibbs.

The Christine Fortune

Scholarship

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

Scholarship

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. Showing an interest in teaching is a plus.

The Wesley E. Parrott Leadership Scholarship

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. Applicants should demonstrate both academic achievement and community involvement. Applicant should also possess leadership skills and have a strong desire to strengthen family relationships. This scholarship is funded by Brother Brenden Gibbs

The Academic Excellence 

Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a young man who have demonstrated a high degree of scholastic aptitude and performance. Should possess a strong extracurricular resume. Recognized by honor societies is a plus.  Additional factors considered are extracurricular activities and strong leadership qualities. 
Student should possess a 3.0 – 3.5 GPA

Past Scholarships

The Brother George E. Barzey

Scholarship

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 Mary L. Brogdon Lion's

Legacy Scholarship

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.