Dr. Jylla Moore Tearte Business Scholarship

The Dr. Jylla Moore Tearte Business Scholarship is awarded annually to a young woman pursuing a degree in the field of Business Administration.

The scholarship providers noticed the significance of providing financial aid to younger generations with the aim to support the payment of their higher education expenses, being that there are many students who deserve better conditions but cannot afford to pay for them.

The scholarship is named for Dr. Jylla Moore Tearte who is known as the 20th International President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1920, on the campus of Howard University, in Washington, D.C.and since its establishment, they are doing their best to support people striving towards their higher education goals and degrees.

One of the supporters was a 22-year veteran of the IBM Corporation, Dr. Jylla Moore Tearte who is now the President and CEO of Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Full Description

The important facts related to the scholarship are eligibility and application requirements and details.

So, we are offering you both of them with the aim to help you decide whether this scholarship is for you or not.

The scholarship winner will be awarded $500, in the form of a college or university bookstore gift card, which can be used for the purchase of textbooks and school supplies.

Who's eligible?

The scholarship is available to a young woman who is a sophomore student enrolled in a four-year college or university in the South Shore area of Massachusetts.

She must be pursuing a degree in at least one of the following fields of Business Administration: Accounting, Finance, Management, or Marketing and exhibits a 3.0 Grade Point Average or better and community service.

She has to be a minority female student, which is of African American or Hispanic/Latino descent.


How to Apply

The application forms must be followed by a sealed, official college/university transcript to demonstrate her record of academic achievement having a Grade Point Average, and a 500-word essay describing their community service activities, their academic accomplishments, educational plans, as well as their career goals.

Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation in support of their applications and one of them must be from an academic professor of the college/university and one letter must be from a community leader.

Applicants must agree to become a “Tearte Scholar” which entails participation in future events and activities.

Last but not least,  applicants must submit a “Letter of Enrollment” from the four-year College or University they are attending.

The application material must be received by March 31st.

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