Blazing Paths for The Future

Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter believes in empowering the leaders of tomorrow, today! We offer Houston area students meeting the below criteria to apply for our annual scholarship. While investing in our future, we are also honoring our everyday heroes with community awards! Nominate someone you know today!

A completed Academic Scholarship Application (must be typed or can be auto-filled online and
printed). A copy of the application can be downloaded from the Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter
website at

An official sealed transcript. (Must be sent by high school registrar to the address listed)

Two letters of recommendation from a school counselor, teacher, employer, or community service
organization representative, etc. (No letters from family members, please)

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated
Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter
Southern Region
1302 Waugh Drive
PMB 563
Houston, Texas 77019-3908
Dr. Ebony L. Baylor, Chapter President

A minimum of 30 documented community service hours on official letterhead. (e.g. church
nursery, nursing home, public library, tutoring)

500-750 word essay (must be typed, 12 point font, Times New Roman, double spaced, and 1”
margins) responding to the topics of your scholarship choice *See below*

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2021 - 2022 Scholarships 

**Deadline March 1, 2022**


Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter General Award

  1. Requires GPA of 3.3 or above


The  Aundria Brown STEM Scholarship

  1. Requires GPA of 3.5 or above


The "I Matter" Scholarship Award

  1. Requires GPA of 2.7 or above


Omicron Gamma Zeta Specially Abled Scholarship Award

  1. Requires a GPA of 2.27 or above and an IEP

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01 / Community Service Award

Nominees are individuals whose volunteer service directly benefits others and/or organizations through:

  • Fundraising and charitable contributions that support youth or senior programs, local non-profits, and/or humanitarian aid

  • Performing outstanding volunteer work as an individual or a company

  • Serving as a community role model and mentor

02 / Blue Apple Award 

The nominee exhibits the following characteristics:

  • Create a love of learning in students of all abilities and backgrounds

  • Stimulates thought and provokes student dialogue

  • Challenges students to reach high standards and expectations

  • Understands the needs of students individually and collectively, and meets those needs with determination, enthusiasm and imagination

  • Involves families in the education process

03 / Man of the Year Award 

Nominees are individuals who have consistently demonstrated the following distinguished characteristics above the usual status quo:

  • Prominence in the community

  • Courage and integrity

  • Strong and principled with high moral character

  • Leader and man of excellence

  • Selflessness

04 / Woman of the Year Award 

Nominees are individuals who have consistently demonstrated the following distinguished characteristics above the normal status quo:

  • Elegance and sophistication

  • Strong and principled with high moral character

  • Empowers and up uplifts other women

  • Leader and woman of excellence

  • Resilient