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Elois Zeanah Endowed Scholarship

Created in 2015, the Elois Zeanah Endowed Scholarship honors the memory of Elois Zeanah. This scholarship is open to college sophomores attending a 4-year college within the state of Alabama. 

Guidelines for Applicants

The endowment fund was created in 2015 to honor Elois Zeanah for her vision, passionate public leadership and personal contributions to the citizens of the state of Alabama, the Republican Party, the Alabama Federation of Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women.

The scholarship committee’s goal is to award a scholarship to a student who exhibits the driving spirit of Elois Zeanah’s life especially in maturity and conservative values, conceptual thinking; recognizing the problems of our generation and accepting the challenges to solve them; and motivating others with ideas to lead and encourage others to build a better state and country.

The Scholarship Recipient must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must attend a four-year college in Alabama

  • Must be classified at least a college sophomore

  • Must be a citizen and resident of Alabama and an Alabama high school graduate

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Must provide a current college transcript

  • Recipient may be male or female

  • Financial need not to be considered

  • Must submit a two-page essay on assigned topic

For Information Contact:

The Community Foundation of West Alabama

(205) 366-0698 or


Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by
March 1 each year.

Elois Zeanah Scholarship Committee 

c/o Community Foundation of West Alabama

P.O. Box 3033

Tuscaloosa, AL  35403


(left) Mrs. Jackie Ray and 2020 recipient Kristen Hubbard (right)

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