Simonds, Clausing, Heldman, Timson and Philbrick Scholarship application link is live!


Note that you only need to apply once using the master application form and you’ll be considered for each of these scholarships which you are eligible.  These scholarships are all awarded to current initiated ATO Gamma Zeta undergraduate members.  Please check the pages for each scholarship for their respective qualifications and specific criteria.  Application deadline for 2017 is October 8 at 11:59 PM EDT (Midnight):

Gamma Zeta Undergraduate Master Scholarship Application

Gamma Zeta Grade Report Fall 2014

report cardThe membership of Alpha Tau Omega Gamma Zeta Chapter continues to improve its collective GPA for a third consecutive semester!

The House average of 3.197 would rank ATO #7 this Fall among all fraternities and well above IFC and Fraternity Mens’ averages based upon school data supplied by Ashley Dye and the BFA.

3.197 also is higher than All Male Undergrad average of 3.15

Average Active Member average is 3.11 , #14.

New Member average is 3.19 ,# 2 only behind Sigma Phi Epsilon.

I am very proud of the commitment/ effort put to the House and to each other.

Keep it Up!


Jack Klues
Gamma Zeta ’77
Chairman, Board of Trustees

2014 Gamma Zeta Scholarship Winners Announced at Homecoming

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Dane Luhrsen ’77 and Bill Barry ’77 present Gamma Zeta Scholarship certificates and checks at Homecoming 2014

Gamma Zeta alumni have created seven scholarships with an endowment of over $500,000 awarding nearly $20,000 per year to Gamma Zeta undergraduates.  Criteria include academics, community service and leadership.  We have an outstanding scholarship committee which includes:Continue reading

Thomas Arkle Clark Scholarship created for high school seniors – we need your help to spread the word!!

TACWe are pleased to present an important new program designed to attract the very best candidates to ATO. We need your help to spread the word! We’re making three $1,000 scholarships available to current male high school seniors who will be attending the University of Illinois next fall.

The winners are not required to rush or pledge ATO, but we will reach out to applicants who we believe will be good candidates and let them know about rush opportunities.Continue reading

J.D. Sinnock Scholarship Awarded to Jack Vadeboncour ‘13

Jack VadeboncourJack Vadeboncour ’13 was announced as the winner of the 2013 J.D. Sinnock Scholarship and received a check for $1,000 at Chapter on March 31. Jack has just begun his studies towards a Masters in Accountancy at the University of Illinois this spring. He’s a former treasurer of the Gamma Zeta Chapter and most recently as a senior, lived in the house and drove an important scholarship initiative among the membership that was influential in the chapter jumping 20 spots in the fraternity GPA rankings this past fall. Congrats Jack!! Thanks again to Dave Seiler ’77 and the Gamma Zeta Scholarship committee for administering this important scholarship program.Continue reading

Gamma Zetas jump 20 spots in fraternity GPA rankings!

scholarship jumpOur Gamma Zeta undergrads went into the Fall semester determined to make a significant improvement in academic performance. They set a goal to finish above fraternity and university men’s averages and combined with alumni support put several programs in place to help. Their hard work and planning paid off as the chapter jumped an incredible 20 spots in the University of Illinois Fraternity GPA Rankings.Continue reading

Gamma Zeta Scholarship Winners Announced at Homecoming Ceremony at Chapter House

scholarship 1Gamma Zeta has 7 named scholarships with an endowment of nearly $500,000 and awards of nearly $20,000 each year. This represents the 2nd largest endowment of any ATO chapter in the country. Since the first of this group of scholarships were first awarded, Gamma Zeta members have received over $130,000. Each scholarship has slightly different criteria but are primarily based upon academics, community service and leadership.  The Heldman Scholarship also recognizes non-varsity athletes, Clausing and Timson are focused on accounting/finance/business majors.  The Sinnock Scholarship is targeted towards a Gamma Zeta going to graduate school.  One of the Simonds scholarships is designed to fund participation in the ATO summer Leadershape education program. Continue reading