Thank you for your interest in the Seven Roses Legacy Foundation Scholarships. The mission of Seven Roses Legacy Foundation (SRLF) is to empower youth to expand their cultural horizons, improve their financial literacy and seek higher education. To that end, we provide programming geared towards advancement in those areas. SRLF was founded in 2005 and is a 501(c)3 organization that serves as the charitable arm of Eta Nu Sigma Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated. The chapter provides community service, scholarship and empowerment to communities throughout Brooklyn, New York City. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on November 12, 1922 at Butler University by seven African-American school teachers. The Sorority's undergraduate and graduate chapters, both national and international, implement various community based programs during the sorority year to ensure fulfillment of the Sorority motto, “Greater Service, Greater Progress.”
About Jayne K. Campbell
Jayne K. Campbell was born February 23, 1916 in Muncie, Indiana. She received her BA in Sociology from Loyola University (Chicago) while working full-time as a furrier, at a hospital, and at various social agencies. Soror Campbell moved to Harlem, NYC in 1955 where she worked as a Social Worker at The Red Cross of Queens, and then at Presbyterian Hospital. She worked as a Medical Social Worker with the NYC Department of Welfare, primarily serving the Brownsville and East New York communities in Brooklyn. In 1963, she earned her Master's of Social Work from New York University. Upon the passing of her husband, Fred Campbell, Soror Campbell led her family business for four years, after which she returned to her profession as a Medical Social Worker for the Bureau of Child Welfare in Human Resources Administration, from which she retired in 1989. Soror Jayne Campbell passed away in February 2008, leaving a legacy of activism and support for the most vulnerable of NYC residents. This scholarship was established in her honor.
To learn about the service projects that the JKC Committee does to honor Soror Campbell's legacy, please visit https://www.etanusigma.org/jkc