Fairrilla Emory White Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,500
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Mar 31, 2023

The Fairilla Emory White Scholarship was established as a tribute to a historic black educator and charter member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Zeta Chapter.  Mrs. White, born in Dallas on October 7, 1898, was to be cited as Dallas' "oldest living teacher of record" however, she passed just two days shy of the award presentation.

​An education pioneer, Mrs. White graduated from Dallas' Colored High School in 1916 and Bishop College in Marshall, Texas in 1920.  She taught at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA and returned to Dallas in 1922.  She taught math at Dallas' Fred Douglass and Phyllis Wheatley Elementary schools and, beginning in 1924, at Booker T. Washington High School.​


The scholarship is to be awarded to female high school seniors who have excelled academically during their high school careers.


The winner will be selected on the documentation and recommendations submitted and an interview.  The winner will be honored in Spring 2023.


  • Must be a female high school senior
  • Must plan to pursue post high school studies (2 or 4 year college/university)
  • Must be a resident of Dallas-Fort Worth county.​
  • Must not plan to join another NPHC affiliated Sorority while receiving the award.


  1. Complete the application for this scholarship.
  2. Then scan the following documents:
    • Digital photo (headshot) in JPEG or PNG format.
    • Official high school transcript with rank and unweighted GPA (4.0 scale)
    • Two letters of recommendation from any of the following:  High School Teacher/Administrator/Counselor, Community Leader, Minister/Church Leader or Supervisor from work or Community Service Project (Recommendations should be addressed to the Scholarship Committee of Kappa Zeta with a signature and contact information.)
    • In 500 words or less, tell how this award can help you to achieve these goals and why you should receive this award.
    • Documentation of volunteer hours, awards, etc. with dates of activities and total hours calculated
  3. Attach and send documents to Scholarship Committee:
    • Gmail Account Holder: Please create a folder with your supporting documentation. Be sure to update the share settings on your folder to include that "anyone with the link" may view. Your folder should be titled:  “Farrilla E. White Scholarship _[First and Last Name].”  Send the folder link to kappazpbscholarship1920@gmail.com by 11:59 PM on Friday, March 31, 2023. The subject of your email should be “Farrilla E. White Scholarship _[First and Last Name]."
    • Non- Gmail Account Holder: Email your PDF file which includes your transcript, letters of recommendation, community service hours, and statement. Your digital photo will need to be attached separately as a JPEG or PNG. Send all documents to kappazpbscholarship1920@gmail.com by 11:59 PM on Friday, March 31, 2023. The subject of your email should be "Farrilla E. White Scholarship _[First and Last Name].”
How to Apply:

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be:A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;C) A parent who currently has a...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 01, 2023
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 29, 2023
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2023.B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

Live Nation Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Supports students pursuing careers in the five core areas of the Live Nation business: concert and venue promotion; sponsorship and advertising; ticketing; e-commerce; and artist management.Eligibility and Guidelines:Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum of 60 credits earned, enrolled at an accredited college or university at the time of award in the fall semesterApplicant must be pursuing...

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Welcome to the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program! Whether you are a student, parent, family member, instructor, school administrator, or just interested in STEM education, we are excited to share more about our efforts to support the academic endeavors of college-level learners across the nation.Lockheed Martin launched the STEM Scholarship Program in 2018 as part of investment in the next...

The National Black Nurses Association provides scholarships to students at all levels (LPN to Doctorate).The National Black Nurses Association offers various scholarships each year including:Dr. Lauranne Sams ScholarshipNBNA Board of Directors ScholarshipMrs. Ola Lofton ScholarshipBAND AID BRAND Black Healthcare Heroes in Nursing ScholarshipMargaret Pemberton ScholarshipNurseThink.com ScholarshipVITAS Healthcare / Esther Colliflower ScholarshipMaria R. Dudley Advanced Practice Nurse ScholarshipGeorge E. McGuire Memorial...

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Tomorrow’s dairy leaders are here today, in classrooms, dairy youth organizations, at dairy competitions and on dairy farms across the country. The Dairy Shrine’s task is to encourage, stimulate and inspire them. Since its inception, Dairy Shrine has recognized the importance of laying a foundation for the future, and has constantly expanded its youth programs to capture and challenge the...