The Nelia Bentley McLuckie Memorial Scholarship, funded by the Northern Virginia Alumane Chapter, provides a undergraduate or graduate Zeta Tau Alpha sister with a ZTA Foundation Scholarship. The Nelia Bentley McLuckie Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a member of Province 3B or 3G or District 3B.
Nelia Bentley McLuckie was initiated into the Alpha Xi Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity at Indiana University in 1949. She received a BA in Education and taught English. Nelia was an active member of the Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter from the 1980s into the mid-2000s. Nelia served in the positions of VP Membership (5 years), Secretary (2 years) and FRED Chairman (2 years). Many times she opened her home to Zetas for chapter meetings and was the hostess with the mostess!
Nelia’s devotion to ZTA earned her the ZTA Certificate of Merit (1986) and Order of the Shield aka White Violet (1999). Nelia Bentley McLuckie was a true Zeta Lady and NOVA is honored to name our scholarship after her.
2019 - Morgan S. Kappa Phi, Christopher Newport University
2018 - Allyson Elizabeth S. Gamma Nu, University of Virginia
2017 - Katelyn Anne P. Kappa Phi, Christopher Newport University
2016 - Harper L. Theta Chi, George Mason University
2015 - Danielle H. Kappa Phi, Christopher Newport University
2014 - Allison H. Gamma Nu, University of Virginia
2013 - Sarah J. Gamma Kappa, James Madison University
2012 - Julie P. Theta Chi, George Mason University
2011 - Sarah B. Iota Sigma, Old Dominion University
2010 - Kristen E. Gamma Kappa, James Madison University
2009 - Diane T. Theta Chi, George Mason University
If you know a Virginia ZTA sister who would like to apply for the Northern Virginia Chapter's Memorial Scholarship please have them visit the Zeta Tau Alpha Scholarship page for more information and an application.
Turquoise Level Chapter Members:
Thank you to the following Northern Virginia Chapter Members who have made an additional donation with their dues to support the Northern Virginia Chapter's Memorial Scholarship: