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P.A.T.H. Scholarship

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Alpha Phi Zeta Richmond, VA Chapter offers the P.A.T.H. (Purposefully Aiming Towards Higher education) Scholarship annually to deserving high school students who reside within the City of Richmond, VA, and plan to further their education. 


Students meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Young lady graduating high school 

  • Resident of the City of  Richmond

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

To apply for a one-time P.A.T.H. Scholarship, you must submit the following documents via the online application form:


  • Copy of High School Transcript (unofficial is acceptable)

  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

  • Acceptance to a two or four year college/university

  • Essay answering "How your college education will impact you and society?” (250 word minimum)


Applications will open on February 06, 2023 and will close at 11:59pm on April 15, 2023. Incomplete applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. 

Completed applications will be reviewed in May 2023 and awardees will be notified by May 31, 2023. Proof of enrollment (acceptance letter from the College/University of choice) must be provided before actual allocation of the awarded funds. 

Questions about the P.A.T.H. Scholarship can be directed to

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